There is a new Sheriff in town! Zander Gray spent today with CPSO Sheriff Tony Mancuso and was able to see what it is like to be sheriff. Zander won this experience at an auction benefiting the St. Nicholas Center in Lake Charles.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies participated in the 2022 Wounded War Heroes Fishing Tournament in Toledo Bend. These deputies volunteered their time, money, and assets to participate in the tournament and were elated to have the opportunity to take a wounded veteran fishing. CPSO Assistant Chief Deputy Buba Mayeaux and Deputies Mark Rosteet, Joe Duhon, and Dennis Courtney had a great time and are anxiously awaiting next year’s event.
Sheriff Tony Mancuso announced that Sophia Touchet has been named the recipient of the academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriff's Scholarship Program for the 2020-2021 school year.
She will graduate from Sulphur High School and has plans to attend McNeese State University.
Sheriff Tony Mancuso and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies would like to give a big THANK YOU to Will Drost from Maverick Costa Rica and Casey Shedd, President of American Fishing Tackle Company (AFTCO).
AFTCO graciously donated 500 face coverings for deputies to wear while on-duty to protect against COVID-19.
Pictured is Sheriff Tony Mancuso and Scott Tyler, SASOL Sr. Manager of Safety & Security.
The SASOL Fund of the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana donated $10,000 to help with expenses dealing with COVID-19 for front-line emergency responders.
Thank you for your generous donation!
Sheriff Tony Mancuso and the deputies at CPSO collected toys and bikes for less fortunate families in Calcasieu Parish this Christmas.
First Pentecostal Church in Lake Charles and McDermott in Westlake also donated bikes and toys to ensure less fortunate families in our community have a Merry Christmas.
On Friday, November 4th, James Geihsler, Jr., a student at S. J. Welsh Middle School gave aid to a man in medical distress and was able to call for help. He stayed with the man until medical personnel arrived.
He is pictured here with Sheriff Tony Mancuso being congratulated for his heroism.
Sheriff Tony Mancuso was honored to be inducted into the McNeese Athletics Hall of Honor this past Saturday prior to the Cowboys' football game against Northwestern State.
Sheriff Mancuso is a McNeese alumnus and is proud to support their academics and athletics through various entities and events.
Congratulations to John DeRosier, Calcasieu Parish District Attorney, and Chuck Kleckley, former Louisiana Speaker of the House, who were inducted along with Sheriff Mancuso.
Taryn White, graduate of Barbe High School and daughter of Deputy John White, was awarded the 2019 Louisiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship.
She will be attending McNeese State University this fall.
McDermott (a company in Westlake) donated approximately 50 bikes (value $2,500); toys (value $20,000); and $4,700 cash to purchase more toys to help the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office with our annual toy drive to make sure less fortunate families in our community have a Merry Christmas.
Back row left to right
Michael Johnson - McDermott
Bobby Constance- McDermott
Sgt. Kerrick Gabriel – CPSO
Sr. Cpl. Jason Hayes - CPSO
Michael Ward – McDermott
Holly Fontenot – CPSO
Chief Deputy Stitch Guillory – CPSO
Front Row left to right
Sheriff Tony Mancuso- CPSO
Mirecca Ward - McDermott
Michael Harris - McDermott
Ginnie Paris - CPSO
Caleb Maddox, graduate of DeQuincy High School and son of Captain James Maddox, was awarded the 2018 Louisiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship.
He will be attending Louisiana Tech this fall and will be majoring in Electrical Engineering.
Congratulations, Caleb, and best of luck to you!
Earlier this morning, May 16, Sheriff Tony Mancuso hosted a breakfast for all retired CPSO Deputies.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the SWLA Safe Sleep Task Force and the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office to bring the Cops N Crib® to the citizens of Calcasieu Parish. The SWLA Safe Sleep Task Force is a group of professionals, organizations and concerned individuals who are committed to eliminating preventable infant deaths caused by unsafe sleep environments. The Task Force works to educate parents, professionals and caregivers on the American Academy of Pediatrics Safe Sleep Guidelines and to improve knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about the risk of unsafe sleep environments.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office joins the Lake Charles Police Department and Sulphur Police Department as Cops N’ Cribs partners. A total of 14 members of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office completed the mandatory training hosted by the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office.
Sheriff Tony Mancuso and the deputies at CPSO collected toys and bikes for less fortunate families in Calcasieu Parish this Christmas. First Pentecostal Church in Lake Charles also donated over 100 bikes to pass out to the families.
Pictured is Sheriff Mancuso along with his Command Staff and several deputies.
Before Thanksgiving CPSO deputies handed out Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets to citizens throughout the parish who committed minor traffic violations, such as no seatbelt or speeding.
Thank you to Caran and Harry Shaheen, owners of the 5 Star Convenience Stores, who donated the 50 turkeys to CPSO.
Thank you to Mr. Bill Kyser from Kyser Family Farms in Alablama, and his family members for coming out and frying fish for CPSO deputies.
Sheriff Tony Mancuso and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies donated over $45,000 to the United Way of Southwest Louisiana.
United Way of SWLA serves Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jeff Davis parishes by working to deliver programs and services that target the communities needs.
Congratulations to Sara Kellogg, daughter of Lt. Greg Kellogg, and Katy Nugent, daughter of Assistant Warden Scot Nugent, for being awarded the 2017 Louisiana Sheriff's Association scholarship.
Sara (pictured above) and Katy (pictured below) are shown with Sheriff Tony Mancuso receiving their scholarship.
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Lake Charles Chapter, in partnership with the Lake Charles Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office, and the Lake Charles Police Department, will sponsor its annual forum on "Violent Crimes, Scams, and Cons Against Senior Citizens.
Meeting to discuss plans are (from left) Carla Clark, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority president; Sheriff Tony Mancuso, District Attorney John DeRosier; Christine Mandubourg, TLOD president; and Lt. James Steward, CPSO Public Relations Officer.
Dexter A. Oquinn, J.D. Malone, Bernard Webb, Alphonso J. Spencer, Richard B. Stahl, Jerry L. Webb, Clyde D. Guillotte, Danny P. Thibodeaux, Judy A. Bernard, Chantel Landry-Iles, Charles Mclemore, Jim E. Ely, Carl Renfro, John Bailey, Carmen G. Williams, Harlie Sittig, Ben Richard, Houston Fruge Jr., Clyde H. Dennis, Donald Coleman, Williams Morris, Malik O. Manuel, Michael Skinner, Keith Strickland, John W. Roach, James Garrett, Hubert M. Matthews, Ronald Ardoin, Bettye S. Brown, Mackenzie Slaughter, Theresa Baldwin, Nathan Taylor, Vanessa Washington, Lester Duhon, Verlin Sonnier, Barbara Forsythe, Kathleen D'Water, Richard D. Brown, Gilbert Cuzdey Jr., Rickey Watson, and Steven T. Noblit
Sheriff Tony Mancuso held a drawing for all deputies who donated to the local United Way Organization.
Sgt. Ryan Mareno won the raffle and choose the gift card to purchase a personal firearm.
Due to the tragic flooding event that took place in August the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office along with Able Plumbing held a toy drive to collect Christmas gifts for children and families that were affected by the flooding. The toys collected were picked up today by Sheriff Jason Ard, Livingston Parish Sheriff.
“I am proud of our community, which always comes together to help others in need,” stated Sheriff Tony Mancuso. “We were able to collect a trailer full of toys that will be sent to Livingston Parish in time for Christmas. We also held a separate toy drive and deputies donated toys and bikes to help numerous families in our own parish who are in need during the Christmas season.”
The Gillis Elementary Choir, headed by Angela Hollis, preformed Christmas Carols for the Moss Bluff Law Enforcement Center on Thursday, December 8.