Sergeant Carolyn Stapleton
1120 Government St.
Baton Rouge, La 70802
Phone: (225) 239-7849
Fax: (225) 227-2839
Carolyn R. Stapleton
became the Victim Services Coordinator in July 2004. As the Victim’s Assistance Coordinator Sgt. Stapleton assesses the needs of victims of violent crime in East Baton Rouge Parish. This department offers direct services to victims with assistance for Crime Victims’ Reparations and knowledge of their rights as a crime victim under the Constitution for the State of Louisiana.
In 2008 the department was awarded the National Sheriff’s Association Award for Victim Services. Sgt. Stapleton was appointed by the Governor to the State of Louisiana Crime Victims’ Reparation Board in 2008; she represents the Sixth Congressional District. Sgt. Stapleton has begun several victim services program. She has coordinated the annual “Evening of Remembrance”since 2006, a memorial service held in memory of innocent victims of murder. She oversees and participates in victim-impact panels at public events and correctional facilities. In 2010 the “Children’s Corner” was added to the division’s office as a cheerfully decorated area for children who must accompany their family when they are in need of victims’ assistance. Sgt. Stapleton has also participated and served on numerous local and state committees to promote victims’ rights and awareness. She has spoken before the State Legislature and the Public Service Commission on victim issues.
Sgt. Stapleton is a graduate of Baker High School. Before she was hired by the EBR Sheriff’s Office in 2001, she was an employee of the EBR School System for twelve years. She attended Baton Rouge Community College. She graduated from the L.S.U. Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy as class Vice-President in 2002. She graduated from the Louisiana State Victim’s Assistance Academy in 2007 and completed the National Victim Assistance Academy Leadership Institute in 2008. In 2009 she received her National Advocate Credential as a Comprehensive Victim Intervention Specialist, through the National Organization for Victim Assistance.
What is TRIAD?
A TRIAD is an agreement between the American Assosication of Retired Persons (AARP), the International Associations of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Sheriff's Association (NSA). The partnership enables the three above agencies to work together to reduce criminal victimization of seniors and to enhance law enforcement services to older citizens.
What is S.A.L.T.?
A S.A.L.T. Council is TRIAD on the community level. A S.A.L.T. Council is a group composed of seniors, local law enforcement agencies and senior organizations. The S.A.L.T. Council determines the needs of the community's senior population and creates activities to address these needs.
- To educate the senior community on crime prevention.
- To advocate for the needs of the senior community.
- Develop solutions for the needs of the senior community.
- Assist with developing activities and programs that benefit the senior community.
- Crime prevention programs.
- Free senior citizen educational programs.
- Transported low income seniors to area businesses.
- Public information flyers.
- Emergency information cards.
- SALT senior surveys to the East Baton Rouge, Zachary and Baker areas.
- Fraud prevention articles in local newspapers.
How Do I Get Involved?
Attend on of the bi-monthly meetings on the third Friday of January, March, May, July, September and November at:
Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall
445 Marquette St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Meetings start at 10:00 am
Crime prevention activities and new ideas are welcome! Refreshments are also served!.
Phone: (225) 389-8648
Fax: (225) 389-5047
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