Sheriff Michael Neustrom, elected in 2000, continued the technological advancement of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office by upgrading the computer system and intra-agency communication.  He also implemented programs such as the High School Law Enforcement Academy and the After School Tutoring program, in conjunction with the Lafayette Parish School Board, helped fight juvenile delinquency and assisted the community. In 2012 former Sheriff Neustrom spearheaded the creation of the Lafayette Criminal Justice Committee. The CJCC brings the leading criminal justice and law enforcement stakeholders to the table to jointly discuss the most effective ways of addressing public safety.