Support Our Lafayette Sheriff’s Deputies
In 2002 a (1) penny law enforcement district tax was passed in the unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish.
The Tax did not properly address the current or future law enforcement needs of Lafayette Parish.
On December 8, 2018, A comprehensive law enforcement district tax will be placed on the ballot. The specifics purpose of the measure:
■ The current one cent sales tax, collected in the unincorporated areas in the parish, will be reduced from one cent to a 1⁄2 cent
■ The 1⁄2 cent sales tax will be reapportioned to include the entire parish
Public Safety Complex
This Old Debt Affects Operational Readiness
The Public Safety Complex represented 18 million dollars in debt when the current administration took office.
Million In Debt
We Have Had To Pay Our Officers And Staff With Borroweed Money
The Sheriff’s department has been forced to borrow $6 million dollars over the last 2 years alone.
- 6 Million
Population Growth Since 2002
Lafayette Sheriff and Police have responded to 2.5 million 911 calls since 2002
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office total calls for service up 30% in last decade, with no increase in tax revenue to the Sheriff’s office.
Increase in LPSO Service Calls This Past Decade
What Does This Mean?
Revenue will address funding needs for Sheriff’s Office services parish wide, and other law enforcement needs in Lafayette Parish