DANIEL EDWARDS, Sheriff
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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
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. Deadline 03/10/14 4:00 PM.
Questions please contact: 985-902-2063