DANIEL EDWARDS, SheriffMessage from the Sheriff Welcome! On behalf of the men and women of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, I would like to personally welcome you to our department’s website. It’s our hope that this site will provide you with a greater understanding of the services that the department provides to our community. Additionally, we will continue to work to update our web page with information that all members of the community will find useful and important. Our website is just one way of demonstrating the sense of commitment, professionalism and dedication that the members of our department tirelessly work to achieve. We believe a critical component of our mission in making Tangipahoa a safer community to live, work, and raise our families is the obligation to keep you informed of the the activities and events of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. This website is prepared with recognition of the department’s mission, values, and organizational philosophy. All of our efforts are designed to this end; that we are always working to better serve, protect everyone who lives, works, or visits the Tangipahoa Parish. We welcome your comments, thoughts, and observations. For more informal and daily notifications please download theTPSO mobile app or check us out on Facebook. We are first and foremost public servants, and we are dedicated to serving the community by keeping you safe and informed. Thank you for visiting tpso.org. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Daniel H. Edwards, Sheriff
Core Values and Mission
Our mission at the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is to provide the highest quality of public safety services to our community. We strive to maintain a safe environment that enhances the quality of life for all those who live, work and visit Tangipahoa Parish. We are innovative and responsive to the needs of those we serve and work in partnership with our community to solve issues of mutual concern.
We believe that service to the public is our reason for being, and we strive to deliver quality services in a highly professional and cost-effective manner.
We believe that preventing crime and disorder is the best and most economical law enforcement solution.
We recognize our interdependent relationship with the community we serve, and we are continually sensitive to changing community needs.
We believe that ethics and integrity are the foundation of public trust and confidence, and that all meaningful relationships are built on these values.
We believe that our employees are the department's greatest resource. As professionals, we continually strive to improve the quality of our skills.
Report A Crime
If you would like to report a crime by phone, please contact us by phone at (985) 345-6150.
If it is an emergency, please call 9-1-1.
If you would like to submit anonymous information about a crime to local law enforcement, you may do so online through Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa or by calling 1-800-554-5245. You can also download the “P3 Tips” app to submit and track the status of tips on your smartphone.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Asset Manager is responsible for the accounting of all the sheriff's office surplus property. Items not needed by the department may be sold through public auction.
Public auction includes an annual local auction as well as the use of internet sales and auctions. You can find out more info below:
GovDeals - GovDeals provides services to various government agencies that allow them to sell surplus and confiscated items via the Internet. Each participating agency has its own auction rules and regulations and may be subject to state and local ordinances.
June 4, 2021 HAMMOND, LA- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in locating a female in an on-going missing persons investigation. Chief...read more
LOCATED! Earl Dunn
HAMMOND, LA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reports that 81 year- old Earl Dunn of George Rd. in Hammond, who has been missing for the past five days,...read more
UPDATE- SILVER ALERT We are pleased to report that Mr. Dunn has been located alive. He is being transported to a nearby medical facility for evaluation. He...read more