The Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office provides bailiffs for each session of the 16th Judicial District Court held in Saint Martin Parish. In accordance with Article 333 of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure, these bailiffs open and close each court session, maintain order and decorum, and summon witnesses.
The Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is comprised of three investigative units to include Criminal Investigations, Juvenile Investigations and Narcotics Investigations.
Several Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies have received specialized training to become Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officers and they are equipped to respond to persons who may be experiencing a mental health crisis event.
The Daily Arrest Report is generated Monday through Friday from daily bookings retrieved from the St. Martin Parish Jail Management System. The Monday report is inclusive of Friday, Saturday and Sundays bookings. This report is provided online and is available24/7.
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Patrol Services Bureau is comprised of seven specialty units to include Animal Control, Dive Team, K-9 Unit, Patrol, Patrol Reserves, S.E.R.T. Team and Water Patrol.
SROs are (Peace Officer Standards Training (P.O.S.T.) certified Law Enforcement Officers who receive specialized School Resource Officer training through the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and the National Association of School Resource Officers. Additionally, all of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office School Resource Officers are also trained as Juvenile Officers, and are certified as Crisis Intervention Team Members for Adults and Juveniles. These additional trainings assist them in their day to day duties on campus as they interact with students, staff, and visitors on campus.