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Mugshots published at time of arrest are now prohibited.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office  Sheriff Bobby Webre June 20, 2022 For Immediate Release:                           Mugshots published at time of arrest are now prohibited. Due to recent legislation voted on and approved by the Louisiana Legislature (House Bill No. 729), the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is no longer authorized to publish...

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APSO awarded with CALEA Law Enforcement accreditation for the first time in agency’s history, joining only three sheriff’s offices in Louisiana and 4% of law enforcement agencies nationwide.

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, on Saturday April 2, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office was awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEAÒ) in the Law Enforcement Accreditation program. Following a three-year self-assessment phase and a meticulous virtual site-based assessment of community engagement, policy,...

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LSA Scholarship

Sheriff Bobby Webre announced that the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. Scholarships of a maximum of $500 each will be awarded to graduating high school...

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Dawn Shivers Scholarship

Retired Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley established a scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in honor of Dawn Shivers, a retired employee of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. Dawn passed away in May 2013 fighting a long battle with cancer. This year will be the second year for the...

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APSO arrests two on multiple charges

On Friday, September 10, shortly after midnight, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Blue Ridge Drive in Prairieville in reference to a burglary. When deputies arrived on the scene, they received reports of two subjects breaking into a vehicle, but the suspects fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival....

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APSO arrests two Gonzales men after shooting incident

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to someone shooting a gun on Norwood Road shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3. When deputies arrived on scene, they heard several more shots fired from a vehicle that fled the scene towards Highway 931. The responding deputy pursued the...

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Body found in wooded area in Prairieville Tuesday afternoon

Shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, deputies began an investigation after a decomposed body was found in a wooded area off Post Office Road in Prairieville. Ascension Parish workers located the body and called 9-1-1. Detectives arrived on scene to resume the investigation. The body has not been identified...

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