2023 True Blue Drew Criminal Law Update

Sabine Parish Sheriff Aaron Mitchell and the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted the 2023 True Blue Drew Criminal Law Update on Nov. 1 in Many.
Law enforcement officers from across Sabine Parish were in attendance, including 72 Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office.
Judge Verity Gentry and Assistant District Attorney Jim Seaman talked to Deputies about arrest and search warrants, probable cause, and report writing, with input from Sabine Parish District Attorney Don Burkett and First Assistant District Attorney Anna Garcie.
District 5 State Representative Alan Seabaugh addressed Deputies about violent crime in Louisiana and legislation to create a new Louisiana Violent Crime Task Force to find a solution to the dramatic rise in violent crime in the state. The emphasis is determining its cause and crafting solutions to help tackle the problem legislatively.
Representative Seabaugh also provided the meal of “hot tamales” for the event.
Retired Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jeff Cox and 2nd Judicial Assistant District Attorney Tammy Jump presented the criminal law update training to law enforcement. They informed Deputies of new laws and changes to the laws which went into effect this year.
Sheriff Mitchell and Chief Deputy Brad Walker thanked everyone in attendance and commended Deputies for their hard work and dedication to training.

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