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The Livingston Parish Sheriff Department is comprised from following Divisions: Civil Processing, Communications, Criminal Records, Data Processing,
Juvenile Division, Operations, Administration, Parish Prison, Motor Division, Tax Collection, Warrant Division, K-9 Patrol, Uniform Road Patrol, Special Response Team, Detectives, Training Center, and Water Division. A team of 160 deputies and support staff operate the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office. The annual budge is $11 million and is funded primarily through property and sales taxes. Each year, the staff of the Livingston Parish County Sheriff Department makes more than 675 arrests, 178 of which were juveniles. These arrests accounted for over 30 percent of the cases handled by the Sheriff’s Office.

An increase of crimes such as assaults, burglaries and vehicle thefts have been noted but a decrease in Homicides, rapes, robberies and thefts have occurred. This is due to the rapid growth of the population. Eight out of the 11 communities in parish are supported by the municipal police departments. The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office serves the residents living outside the eight municipalities due to the fact that 75-80 percent of Livingston Parish population resides on the outskirts. The Livingston Parish County Sheriff Department contributes to the community from checking taxes and fine amounts to math homework helpers for kids. They also partake in many community events and activities such as parades and school functions to funeral escorts and crime prevention/education programs.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s main office is located in the Parish Courthouse in Livingston and handles all of the criminal, civil and tax division operations, as well as police protection throughout the parish. There are 122 full-time deputies, 63 of them providing 24-hour patrol throughout the parish, and 23 part-time deputies.

Contact information:

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office
20180 Iowa St,
Livingston, LA 70754
Phone 1: (225) 686-3004
Phone 2: (225) 686-2241


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