Captain Lafleur started his career in law enforcement in 1992 as a patrol officer with Mamou Police Department. He attended the Aleta police academy at USL in 1994 where he received his post certification. He was an active member of the Louisiana Sheriff's Narcotics and Violent Crime Task Force for 12 years. He worked as a Detective with the Mamou Police Department as well as a K-9 handler. He was an active member of the Evangeline Parish Task Force. He has numerous certifications in criminal patrol and highway interdiction. Captain Lafleur has made numerous arrests in his career and has numerous convictions in court for crimes ranging from Possession of Narcotics, Burglary, Rape, and Kidnapping, including DWI and traffic arrest. He attended a post recertification course in 2017 at the St. Martin Parish Police Academy. He returned the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office in 2017 where he served as Sergeant on Patrol. In 2018 he was promoted to the position of Warden. In 2020 he was promoted and is now serving in the position of Chief of Patrol.
Captain Lafleur is responsible for the Patrol Division which consist of 12 full time patrol deputies and three traffic units. He oversees the civil side of the Paper Service Detail, which consist of four deputies. The Patrol Division responds to all calls in the parish ranging from domestic, theft, disturbances, traffic accidents, speeding, etc.
The mission of the Evangeline Parish Patrol Division is to provide the best law enforcement possible to everyone. We will be transparent, fair and courteous while enforcing the law. We will strive to stop crime and protect the people and their property.