Corrections
The LPSO Corrections Department consists of over 400 employees working at four locations. In addition to the main correctional facility located downtown, the Corrections department also consists of the Community Corrections Campus located in the former J. Wallace James Elementary School on Poydras Street in North Central Lafayette and the LAPCORR Inmate Industries facility located on Grissom near the Lafayette Airport.

In addition to its staff of highly trained enforcement personnel, the Corrections staff also includes dedicated professionals in the field of medicine, education, and counseling to provide a wide variety of services to its offender clients.

Community Services
The mission of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is the maintenance of social order within carefully prescribed ethical, constitutional, and legal restrictions. In partnership with the community, under the direction of Sheriff Mark T Garber, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services that promote public safety. Sheriff Garber and his staff are committed to the motto, "Serving the community with courtesy, professionalism, and respect."
ALETA
Partnering with the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office operates the Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALETA). ALETA trains law enforcement candidates from throughout Louisiana to become P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement officers. Academies are 11 weeks long and include physical training & conditioning along with classroom instruction.
Law Enforcement
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing the highest quality law enforcement service in order to enhance community safety, to protect life and property, and to reduce crime. This goal will be accomplished through a mutually cooperative relationship between the Sheriff's Office, law enforcement agencies throughout the Parish, and the community it serves.
By working together, we can maintain the peace and provide safety and security for the citizens of Lafayette Parish.
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