In The Community
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MARSHAL’S COMMUNITY IN ACTION ON ACADIANA OPEN CHANNEL
Lafayette City Marshal Reggie Thomas hosts a television show on Acadiana Open Channel. The show, titled Marshal’s Community in Action, airs on Wednesdays from 5:30PM to 6:30PM. Marshal’s Community in Action is a program that provides a thirty-minute segment with Marshal Thomas conducting weekly interviews of guests who will further explain the goals and objectives of the Marshal’s Office in reaching out to the community. The remaining thirty minutes, Deputy Marshal Darlene Noel will read statistics on subjects that have turned themselves in to City Court and will show pictures of the most wanted subjects for the week and pictures of the regular, bench, and fugitive warrants that the Marshal’s Office is seeking. Marshal’s Community in Action can be viewed on Cox Cable on channel 15 and on LUS Fiber on channel 3 and is also live streamed on the Lafayette City Marshal’s Office Facebook Page.
The hosts for Marshal’s Community in Action are Marshal Reggie Thomas and Deputy Marshal Darlene Noel. There are deputies behind the scenes that assist with the production of the show. Deputy Amber Hatley is responsible for graphics and civilian Glenn Baudoin assists the Marshal’s Office with producing Marshal’s Community in Action.
LAFAYETTE CITY MARSHAL COOKING TEAM
The Lafayette City Marshal’s Office maintains a cooking team that participates in support of various community benefit events. The team donates their time to grill meats and to cook jambalaya in order to sell in plate lunches, and also regularly participates in cook-offs. The Cooking Team is always available for public benefits, school functions, or any non-profit event held in the community. If you would like to contact the Cooking Team for an upcoming event, call Captain Chuck Clause at 337-291-8713.
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. The Reserve Commander is Deputy Tommy Caillier, and the Assistant Commander is Deputy Brandon Briscoe.
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.
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