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New Iberia City Police Department Now Open

Jul 05, 2018 03:40PM ● By News Desk

For more than a decade, New Iberia residents have not had a dedicated city police department, thus relying on the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office for protection. However, with the election of Mayor Freddie DeCourt in 2016 and a voter-approved sales tax last fall to fund the new department, the residents of New Iberia once again have a dedicated city police department to protect and serve their great city.    

The community rallied together for the official swearing-in of New Iberia City Police officers on June 19th at the steps of City Hall in New Iberia.

The newly formed department will be lead by Police Chief Todd D'Albor.