Sheriff Aaron Mitchell announces three more of his Deputies have completed their Louisiana POST Level 1 Certification for Basic Law Enforcement Peace Officers on July 28, 2021.
Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) was established by Act 397 of 1976 to develop training standards for peace officers in the State of Louisiana. Deputies David Gentry, Dylan Alford and Colton Branam completed their 9 ½ weeks of training at the LaFourche Sheriff’s Regional P.O.S.T. Academy in Thibodaux, LA. Deputies trained long hours Monday – Friday during this accelerated training program. Deputies Gentry and Alford are assigned to the Patrol Division under Lieutenant Jason Heard. Deputy Branam is currently a School Resource Officer at Ebarb School under Lieutenant Walter Meshell.
Sheriff Mitchell congratulates and commends these Deputies for their determination and sacrifice over the last 2 ½ months. Sheriff Mitchell knows first-hand it was not an easy task, but these three Deputies have proven they have what it takes to serve and protect the citizens of Sabine Parish.
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