DANIEL EDWARDS, Sheriff
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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TPSO Young Marine Program
May 13, 2015, Hammond, LA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the Young Marines Program. The upcoming training is tentatively scheduled to begin July 18, 2015.
The program accepts youths from age eight through eighteen. The initial training phase lasts approximately 13 consecutive weekends, in which we will train on Saturdays. The focus of the Young Marines Program is character building and the cornerstone of the program is the Young Marines obligation, creed and core values. The words, meaning, spirit and intent is continuously stressed throughout the program. Another guiding principle of the Young Marines program is that we will uphold the Marine Corps core values of honor, courage and commitment as well as the Young Marines core value of discipline, leadership and teamwork.
Applications for the program can be picked up either the Amite or Hammond Substation between the hours of 8:00AM- 4:00PM Monday thru Friday. There will only be 30 applicants accepted into the Young Marines Program. The application deadline is June 30, 2015.
To inquire more information about the Young Marines Program or request an application, please contact Deputy Nick Vinterella or Detective Dennis Braziel at (985) 902-2011 or (985) 402-0214.
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