WATER PATROL The Water Patrol Unit is responsible for handling law enforcement efforts on the waterways within the Parish. In addition to providing patrols in areas inaccessible to vehicular traffic the unit also is responsible for providing a law enforcement presence at events on the water. The unit is also responsible for enforcing state and local laws related to the vessels and responds to incidents involving water related accidents and drownings.
TRAINING All commissioned deputies are required to attend a basic training academy and to be certified in accordance with the State of Louisiana's P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) program. In addition to basic training, deputies attend schools and seminars and often become certified to instruct other members of the department.
COURT SECURITY During the normal work week the 23RD Judicial District holds court criminal and civil sessions at the Assumption Parish Courthouse in Napoleonville. During these sessions the deputies are assigned to provide security to insure the safety of court personnel and the attending public.