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Bayou Region Public Safety Expo Planned for April 11

Bayou Region Public Safety Expo Planned for April 11

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office and more than 30 other public service agencies at the 5th Annual Bayou Region Public Safety Expo. This fun-filled event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 in the parking lot of John L. Guidry Stadium on the campus of Nicholls State University.

This event is free to the public, and there will be information and demonstrations for all ages. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will display vehicles, tools and technology used by deputies on a daily basis to keep our citizens safe. Those who attend can get a first-hand look at the Mobile Command Vehicle used at major events and critical incidents, as well as the Crime Scene Unit which features state-of-the-art equipment detectives use during crime scene investigations.

Several vehicles used in daily patrols will be on display, including cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and even a boat utilized by LPSO Water Patrol.

Explorers from POST 323 will be providing Child IDs, fingerprinting and DNA swabs. Over 30 public agencies from Lafourche and Terrebonne, including law enforcement, fire, medical and emergency preparedness, will be on hand displaying similar equipment and vehicles such as helicopters, tactical equipment, ambulances, fire trucks and much more. Other activities at the expo include K-9 demonstrations, equipment demonstrations, safety demonstrations, interactive training tools, and child safety seat inspections. Food and drinks will also be available.