Sheriff Mark Garber



Business Phone: 337.232.9211

Business Fax: 337.236.5493

Business Address: P. O. Drawer 3508, Lafayette, LA 70502

Prison Fax: 337.236.3966 and 337.236.5493

Prison Phone: 337.236.5400 and 337.236.5467

Street Address: 316 West Main Street, Lafayette, LA 70501

Number of Regular Deputy Sheriffs: 544

Number of Part Time Deputy Sheriffs: 29

Chief Deputy: Colonel Carlos Stout 

Administrative Services Commander: Major Jules Broussard 

Enforcement Commander: Major Toby Landry

Chief Financial Officer: Claudette Simoneaux

Legal Counsel: Jason Boudreaux

Sheriff’s Administrative Assistant: Lilly Castille

Warden: Major Paula Smith

Sheriff's Special Assistant: Major Dondi Hardin

Personal Information

Year Assumed Office: 2016

Office: Southern Methodist University School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.); Louisiana State University – BS in Criminal Justice, Minor in

Education: Psychology and Sociology

Political Party: Republican

Law Enforcement Training: Texas Commission on Law Enforcement – Basic Peace Officer & Certified Police Instructor, Top Gun Award; Louisiana State Police Academy; Louisiana State University Basic Law Enforcement Academy; United States Secret Service Special Agent Training Course; Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; Federal Law Enforcement Training Center - USAF, Directors Award, Civilian Performance Award, Bronze Star Medal

Professional and Civic Affiliations: Police Executive Research Forum (PERF); National Sheriffs' Association; Louisiana Sheriffs' Association; Executive Board Member of Acadiana Crime Lab; Petroleum Club of Lafayette Honorary Member; Lafayette Parish Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee