Captain Ledoux was first employed with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office on December 11, 2007 as a patrol deputy, he then completed the St. Martinville Police Academy. From there Ledoux then became a shift supervisor, then Lieutenant and the Captain of Patrol, during this time he has attended several law enforcement trainings and currently still attends trainings to help better serve the department.
The Patrol Division is staffed with ten full time patrol officers who are all POST certified and several part time officers who work 12 hour shifts, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The division is made up of four shifts consisting of a full time Sergeant and deputy, during their shifts Patrol works “zones” to cover the entire parish through constant patrolling. Also the patrol division has a full time traffic sergeant that works various hours around the Parish.
The objective of the Patrol Division is to assist the public in a positive, professional and helpful manner all while providing a safe and secure environment for the citizens of Evangeline Parish. His Patrol Division executes warrants, serves Court mandated Protection Orders, assist other local law enforcement agencies, along with EMS to better help the citizens of the Parish.
The department also has support from several Reserve deputies who serve as a support system for the Patrol Division when in a need for more manpower. These Reserve Deputies are employed with other agencies full time.