Gary "Stitch" Guillory


Gary “Stitch” Guillory began his law enforcement career as a patrolman with the Westlake Police Department in 1983. During his 21-year career at Westlake Police Department, he was promoted to numerous positions, including Shift Sergeant, Detective, Captain, and Assistant Chief of Police. He also served as a Juvenile Officer, Firearms Instructor, and Dare Officer.


In 1997, Guillory was appointed interim Chief of Police in Westlake. The following year, he was elected Chief of Police by the citizens in Westlake, and in 2002, he was re-elected without opposition to serve another four years. In July 2004, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso selected Guillory to serve as his Chief Deputy, a post he held for 20 years before being elected Sheriff.


Guillory’s law enforcement career includes graduation from:

-LSU Basic Training Academy

-FBI National Academy

-LSU Juvenile Officers Institute

-DARE Instructor School

-POST Firearms Instructor School.


He has served as an instructor at the Calcasieu Parish Regional Training Academy for the past 20 years, where he continues to teach cultural diversity and firearms.


Guillory was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to serve as chairman of the Crime Victims Board. He is also a member of the Crime Reparations Board, which pays expenses for crime victims.


Guillory has received numerous awards for distinguished service, including:

-D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year

-Law Enforcement Award by the West Calcasieu Branch of the NAACP for outstanding performance and dedication to the community,

-Law Enforcement of the Year Award by the North Lake Charles Kiwanis Club


Actively involved in the Calcasieu Community, Guillory previously served as a member of the Red Cross Advisory Board and the Family and Youth Advisory Board. He is currently serving on the Westlake Recreation Board and the Alliance to Fight Human Trafficking in SWLA Board. He also coached youth basketball, baseball, and softball teams for multiple years.


Stitch is married to Keesha Armstrong and they are proud parents of three children, Garrison and twins, Madison and Gabrielle.

Gene Pittman

Chief Deputy

Gene Pittman began his career at the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office in 1994. He has worked in numerous departments, including Corrections and Enforcement, spending the majority of his career in Narcotics, where he served as Assistant Director and Director of the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force. He also previously served as Captain over Special Services and Investigations, Commander over Investigations, and most recently as Enforcement Commander. 


Pittman is actively involved in several organizations and serves on the boards for OASIS, Family and Youth Counseling, and the Calcasieu Parish Juvenile Planning Board of Directors.  He is a founding member of the Alliance to Fight Human Trafficking in SWLA.  Throughout his law enforcement career, he has attended many law enforcement related schools and seminars. He is a graduate of the 263rd Session FBI National Academy.

Franklin Fondel

Asst. Chief Deputy, Enforcement & Investigations

Franklin Fondel began his law enforcement career in 1998 with the Lake Charles Police Department (LCPD) when he was hired as a Patrol Officer.

Over the course of his lengthy law enforcement career, he has served in the Patrol Division, Internal Affairs/Recruiting Division and the Investigations Division. He served as a member of the LCPD Honor Guard for 14 years and was head of security at the Lake Charles Civic Center for 17 years.  Fondel spent the majority of his 25 years at LCPD in the Investigations Division, where he was placed at the forefront of bringing closure to families facing the most difficult of circumstances. 

Beginning in 2019 until his recent retirement from LCPD, Fondel served as Deputy Chief.  During his tenure as a Deputy Chief, the Department faced a number of challenges, from a large number of major investigations to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as Hurricanes Laura and Delta, Winter Strom Uri and the May 2021 flood. 

Fondel served in the United States Army for almost five years. He is actively involved in several community organizations including the Alliance to Fight Human trafficking in SWLA.  He has attended numerous schools and advanced training courses in law enforcement, leadership, and investigations.   

Trey Mancuso

Asst. Chief Deputy, Support

Anthony “Trey” Mancuso III began his law enforcement career in 2006, after attending McNeese State University. Mancuso worked for the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office in Corrections and Enforcement.  In 2008, he began working at the Sulphur Police Department until 2014, when he joined the Louisiana State Police (LSP).  While at LSP, Mancuso worked as an Investigator, working on several high-profile cases.


Mancuso is a graduate of the Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Academy.  Throughout his law enforcement career, he has obtained numerous hours in law enforcement related seminars and trainings.

Jeff Miller

Asst. Chief Deputy, Corrections

Jeff Miller joined the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office in 1999, where he began his career in Corrections as a Correctional Officer.


In 2001, Miller was promoted to Shift Supervisor; in 2004, to Assistant Warden, and in 2015, to Warden over the Calcasieu Correctional Center.  Most recently, Miller served as Commander over the Calcasieu Sheriff’s Prison since 2019.


Miller served in the United States Army for 10 years and is a graduate of the 252nd Session FBI National Academy.  During his career he has attended numerous schools and trainings related to corrections and leadership. 


  • Responsible for the quality of timely responses and positive remedial action to allegations of misconduct by the office or its employees

  • The central depository for all complaints filed or referred for investigation
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Kayla Vincent, Public Information Officer
Community/Media Relations Director

  • Ensures that public information is distributed effectively, efficiently, and positively to the community, states, national, and international media

  • Responsible for marketing the Sheriff's Office 


  • Manages all pending civil litigation where the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has either an interest or exposure to civil action

  • Management includes actually representing the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office on legal matters. The goal is to reduce costs by handling civil actions "in-house" whenever possible.

  • Advises the Administration on various types of issues and questions

Please note the CPSO Legal Division has relocated to

4900 Highway 90

Lake Charles, LA 70615

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