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Welcome to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office News and Recognition page. This section will be used to inform the public about Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office activities and awards as well as provide information about various public safety issues.

Press Releases

Streetwise Self Defense Class Added

Thursday, December 26, 2002

Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom announces that the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct their Street Wise Female Self-Defense Class on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 and Tuesday, January 14, 2003 from 6-8PM. The class is designed to teach women how to reduce their chances of becoming a victim, what criminals look for in a victim, escape techniques, the use of mace, stun guns, etc. Participants may walk through the techniques or only observe. Classes will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Community Training Center, which is located at 111 South St. Antoine Street in Lafayette. There is no charge for this class, however participants must register by calling 337-236-5607.

Lt. Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office