Research & Development


The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Research and Development Department (R&D) is dedicated to leading progressive action through innovation. The mission of Research and Development is to provide guidance, expertise, and support for the agency. Keeping in mind that the agency is an ever-growing multi-faceted evolution of modern day policing, we strive to provide and research product improvement, project management, and efficiency management. The Research and Development Department is under the direction of Lieutenant Angeline Thibault.