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Parish of Tangipahoa

15475 Club Deluxe Road
Hammond, Louisiana 70403
(985) 345-6150 Hammond
(985) 748-8147 Amite

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DANIEL EDWARDS, Sheriff

Daniel Edwards, Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Tangipahoa Sheriff’s Office Website. Our goal is to be the best Sheriff’s Office in the state.


As your sheriff, it is my intention to provide the citizens of Tangipahoa Parish the information they need about the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. This website is very informative and I hope it helps you understand a little more about the work we do and the dedication and commitment of the men and women who serve our parish.

Daniel Edwards, Sheriff



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Media Release, Sheriff's Scholarship Program

February 12, 2014

TPSO News Release
For Immediate Release from Sheriff Daniel Edwards

HAMMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is pleased to announce that the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program for the academic year of 2013 -2014 is now underway. It is made possible by the generosity of Honorary Members of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. The Scholarship Program will award 64 scholarships, a $500.00 each, to students residing in parishes where Sheriff’s are affiliates of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. This effort is an expression of the Program’s confidence in, and respect for, education and training.

The goal is to provide assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training. This scholarship will be given to a graduating seniot who will be attending a Louisiana College.

Completed applications are due to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office by March 25, 2014. Scholarship winners will be announced May 1st, 2014.

“Louisiana Sheriff’s are pleased to participate in this Scholarship Program. We are proud of the Program’s ability to bring scholarships to Louisiana students bound for higher education.” Sheriff Edwards.

2014 Scholarship Application

Career Opportunity

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The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Corrections Officers. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including NWH. Required skills: Must have basic computer & report writing skills, good communication skills, ability to climb stairs and stand for extended periods of time. Requirements: Must be at least 18, HS diploma or equivalent, and must be able to pass background, credit and drug screening. TPSO is an equal employment opportunity employer. You must apply for this position in person at either of our locations in Amite or Hammond, LA.

Questions please contact: 985-902-2063

National Take Back Day!

April 7, 2014

TPSO News Release
For Immediate Release from Sheriff Daniel Edwards

HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards announces that the Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the 8th Annual National Take-Back Initiative in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Collection activity is planned for April 26, 2014, from 10 – 2 p.m., in the Target parking lot at the Hammond Square Mall.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of these medications.

It's a great time to clean out your medicine cabinet!

Protect our kids, families and environment by properly disposing of your unwanted and expired medicines. Medicines in the home are a leading cause of accidental poisoning and flushed or trashed medicines can end up polluting our waters. Rates of prescription drug abuse are alarmingly high - over half of teens abusing medicines get them from a family member or friend, including the home medicine cabinet, and often without their knowledge.

Sheriff Edwards urges you to take part in this opportunity to surrender pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement officers for destruction. Expired, unused, or unwanted controlled substances in our homes are a potential source of supply for the increasing abuse of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States and an unacceptable risk to public health and safety.

This program is specifically designed to help the citizens of our community dispose of their unused or out dated prescription drugs in a legal manner. The prescriptions can be dropped off in the original containers and no questions asked. I would encourage the citizens of this community to take advantage of this program and help us in the disposal of these drugs, and help keep them off the streets and out the wrong hands. Additionally, improper disposal of prescription medicines can harm the environment and may be a risk to your family.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASE

Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014
- National Take Back Day!
- Arrest
- Arrests
- 14 Year Old Cold Case

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