In The Community

Improving the quality of life and preserving the peace.

HOLDING ACCOUNTABLE ON AOC

The Lafayette City Marshal hosts a television show on Acadiana Open Channel. The show, titled Holding Accountable, airs on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30PM to 7:30PM. Holding Accountable is a program that provides the viewers with pictures of wanted persons that can be found in the local area. Holding Accountable can be viewed on Cox Cable on channel 15 and LUS Fiber on channel 3.

The hosts for the Monday airing of Holding Accountable are Marshal Brian Pope and Chief Deputy Marshal Phil Conrad. The hosts for the Wednesday night airings are Chief Deputy Phil Conrad and Deputy Marshal Darlene Noel. There are deputies behind the scenes that assist with the production of the show. Deputies Rodney Leblanc and Amber Hatley are responsible for graphics, and Reserve Deputies Floyd Antley, Bobby Rhyne, and Oren Haydel assist with the tip lines while the show air. Civilian Glenn Baudoin assists the Marshal’s Office with directing Holding Accountable.

GRILLIN’ DILLINS

The Lafayette City Marshal’s Office maintains a grilling team that participates in support of various community benefit events. The team donates their time to grill meats to sell in plate lunches, and also regularly participates in cook-offs. The Grillin’ Dillins are always available for public benefits, school functions, or any non-profit event held in the community. If you would like to contact the Grillin’ Dillins for an upcoming event, call Chief Deputy Phil Conrad at 337-291-8795.

RESERVES

The Lafayette City Marshal’s Office maintains a Reserve Unit. The purpose of the Reserve Unit is to support the full-time deputies in the daily function of the office. These duties may range in responsibility from patrol, civil process, or bailiff assignments. In 2015 the Reserve Unit donated 1,329 hours of serve to the City of Lafayette. This is a monetary value of $22,899.

Reserve deputies are also utilized at sporting events for traffic and crowd control. Reserves may serve during Mardi Gras and Christmas parades both inside and outside the city limits. The Reserve unit, in full-strength, may be used during times of natural or man-made disasters or emergencies. This includes hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, train or aircraft wrecks, hazardous material spills, or any other emergency wherein their services would be needed either in a fixed post or for patrol duties.

SAFETY TIPS

  • Lock your vehicles
  • Don’t leave valuables in plain view in your vehicle
  • Do NOT leave weapons in your vehicle
  • Always lock your weapons up in your residence when small children are present
  • Lock your interior doors that are in your garage
  • Take garage door opener our of your vehicle if your vehicle is parked outside the garage
  • If you have pepper spray, always keep it in your hand while walking to and from your vehicle
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all time
  • Look around before getting out of your vehicle in a parking lot
  • Wear your seatbelt
  • Park in well-lit areas if possible while out in the evening hours
  • Don’t put a gun manufacturer decal on your vehicle
  • Don’t promote that you will be out of town on social media
  • Don’t open your door to strangers
  • Have emergency contact information stored on your phone
  • Don’t drink and drive
  • Don’t give out personal information to anyone over the phone

Help law enforcement apprehend our most wanted. Do not attempt to confront or apprehend these individuals yourself. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive, click here to submit a tip.

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