Appointment of Chief Deputy - Wednesday, April 5, 2017
APRIL 5, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF
Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon announced the appointment of Captain Bruce Prejean
to the position of Chief Criminal Deputy effective immediately. Sheriff Falcon appointed him to that position
on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
Prejean is a resident of Labadieville, LA and has over 25 years of law
enforcement experience. Prejean began
his career with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office in 1989. He joined the ranks of the Louisiana State
Police in 1993 from which he medically retired in 1996 due to an on duty
Prejean returned to the Sheriff’s Office in 1997 where he remained until 2008
at which time he left to pursue a career in the private sector. In 2011, Captain Prejean returned to the
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office where he remains today.