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Night Out Against Crime takes to streets

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office was out in full force Tuesday to participate in Night Out Against Crime in St. John Parish.

The event was a big success, Sheriff Mike Tregre said, with officers attending more than 40 parties on the East and West banks.

 McGruff the Crime Dog welcomes new SJSO mascot, German Shepherd, for Night Out Against Crime.

McGruff the Crime Dog welcomes new SJSO mascot, German Shepherd, for Night Out Against Crime.

Tregre said St. John officers were excited to visit with residents for this special event to show criminals the community and law enforcement are working together to fight crime in local neighborhoods.

Tregre said the Sheriff’s Office is grateful to the many party hosts and to everyone who attended in support of law enforcement.

Chief Steve Guidry addresses guests at Clara Edwards’, top left, party for Night Out Against Crime in Wallace.

Chief Steve Guidry addresses guests at Clara Edwards’, left,  party for Night Out Against Crime in Wallace.