PRESS RELEASE From: Police Department Contact: Public Information Officer, Lt. Malcolm Dupre Date: April 27, 2004
City of Thibodaux 1309 Canal Blvd. Thibodaux, LA 70301 985-446-7214
Thibodaux Police Department announces increased patrols.
Thibodaux Police Chief Howard P. Robertsonannounces to the general public that the Police Department will start increasedpatrols in the downtown areas of the city using non-uniformed officers.These increased patrols will be during the evening hours of certain daysof the week.These patrols arebeing made to deter the slight increase in various misdemeanor crimes that haverecently been occurring in the downtown area.
The non-uniformed officers will have proper identificationon their person as well as their normal weapons and gear necessary to performtheir duties in protecting and serving the public.