Uniform Patrol

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office maintains 5 Substations to provide coverage for all areas of the parish. Four shifts at each Substation maintain 24 hour a day patrol protection. The Deputies of Uniform Patrol respond to criminal complaints which are called in through our Communications Division. When not answering these calls, they patrol the business and residential areas of the community to deter and detect any criminal activities.

Emergency Calls: 911

Non-Emergency Calls:

(225) 389-5000

Gardere Substation

Captain Lee Henderson
Deputy Shelia London, Secretary
3777 L'Auberge Crossing
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Phone: (225) 389-5511
Fax: (225) 389-8279
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Captain Lee Henderson started his career with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office on February 17, 1995. Captain Henderson started in the corrections division until completing the 130th LSU Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy on March 7, 1997. Captain Henderson was then transferred to the Narcotics Division of the Detective Bureau. Captain Henderson worked in the Narcotics Division from March of 1997 until November of 2003. While assigned to the Narcotics Division Capt.

Henderson was assigned to the DEA Task Force as well as the EBRSO Crisis Negotiation Team and the EBRSO SWAT team. After transferring to Kleinpeter Substation Capt. Henderson became the Commander of the Crisis Negotiation Team. Capt. Henderson worked at the Kleinpeter Substation until March 2006, then transferring to the Scotlandville Substation. While working at Scotlandville, Capt. Henderson was promoted through the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant and Lieutenant. Capt. Henderson then transferred to Central Substation in August of 2008. Captain Henderson served as A-Shift Lieutenant until being transferred to the position of Night Supervisor on February 1, 2017 and promoted to the Rank of Captain on August 7, 2017.

Captain Henderson was awarded with the American Legion Post #38 Lawman of the Year Award in 2010. Captain Henderson has also been awarded the EBRSO Life Saving award on two occasions. Captain Henderson is a 1995 Graduate of Jackson State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree with a concentration in Law Enforcement. He is married with three children. Captain Henderson is a Member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and also a member of the Rose Hill Baptist Church.

Gardere Substation opened in April 2005 and is located in the Burbank Crossing Shopping Center at 9313 Burbank Drive. There are approximately 40 Deputies assigned, that include Patrol, Traffic, Clerical and Communications personnel. Patrol Deputy's answer all calls west of Perkins Road and average 1000 calls for service per month.

Central Substation

Captain Jason Demoulin
Deputy Jennifer Sabella, Secretary
13016 Gurney Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
Phone: (225) 389-5177
Fax: (225) 389-8980
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Captain Jason Demoulin became affiliated with the Sheriff’s Office in 1992 as a Reserve Deputy assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division at Central Substation. In 1994, he accepted a full time position with the Sheriff’s Office. He has worked at the Parish Prison, Communications and since 1998, he has worked in the Uniform Patrol Division. Captain Demoulin was initially assigned to the Central Substation, attaining the rank of Sergeant, until his promotion to Lieutenant in 2006 at Kleinpeter Substation. In November of 2011, he was chosen by Sheriff Gautreaux to command the Zachary/Plains Substation and promoted to his current rank. Captain Demoulin assumed command of the Central Substation in November of 2016.

Captain Demoulin has participated in numerous professional schools during his law enforcement career. He obtained his P.O.S.T. certification in 1995 at LSU’s Basic Academy. He attended and completed the Department of Homeland Security’s Incident Command School in 2006. Captain Demoulin is a certified instructor for the Sheriff’s Office in the fields of Terrorist Bombings and Emergency Vehicle Operations.

Since the fall of 2018, Central Substation’s boundaries to the east and west are the Amite and Comite Rivers. To the north, the boundary line is just south of Denham Road and to the south it is Florida Blvd. From the Comite River at Joor Rd, the boundary line is to Oak Villa at Florida Blvd, eastward. Our primary focus is the unincorporated areas not serviced by BRPD and the City of Central within the previously mentioned boundaries.

Kleinpeter Substation

Captain Jared Ruiz
Deputy Tracy Williams, Secretary
14431 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Phone: (225) 389-5114
Fax: (225) 389-7823
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Captain Jared Ruiz, Commander of the Kleinpeter Substation, has twenty years of Law Enforcement experience and began his career with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office in July of 1996. Captain Ruiz started his career in Corrections until being selected to attend the L.S.U. Basic Training Academy in March of 2000. Upon graduating from the academy, Capt. Ruiz was assigned to Uniform Patrol where he served at Kleinpeter substation until being assigned to the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force in 2004. After serving on the task force, Capt. Ruiz was assigned to the Detective Division where he was assigned to the General Detective, Burglary, and Violent Crime Unit within the Detective Division. Capt. Ruiz was promoted to Lieutenant in Uniform Patrol in 2009 and served at Central Substation until 2013 when Capt. Ruiz was assigned as a Lieutenant in General Detectives. In 2014, Capt. Ruiz was assigned to the Reserve Division where he was promoted to Captain and where he served as the Commander of the Reserve Division. In 2016, Capt. Ruiz was appointed to Captain of the Zachary Substation. Capt. Ruiz has attended numerous schools and training during his Law Enforcement career and is a certified Defensive Tactic Instructor, a certified Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor, and a certified Range Safety Officer. Capt. Ruiz also serves as a Coxswain for the EBRSO Maritime Division.

Kleinpeter Substation is located in the southern portion of East Baton Rouge Parish. Geographically boundaried by Siegen Lane to the west, the Amite River to the East, Florida Boulevard to the north, and Perkins Road to the south, Kleinpeter Deputies provide coverage to the largest and most heavily populated areas of the parish.

The actual patrol area covers an area of approximately 80 square miles and has an area resident population of approximately 100,000.

The Kleinpeter Substation operates with 33 uniformed deputies, four shifts (each consisting of 8 deputies), and the Substation Commander. One clerical position is also assigned to the substation.

Scotlandville Substation

Captain Fredrick Thomas
Deputy Tammy White, Secretary
1270 Rosenwald Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Phone: (225) 389-5105
Fax: (225) 389-7829
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Captain Fredrick Thomas., commander over Scotlandville Substation, has been in the field of Law Enforcement with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for over 22 years. Captain Thomas joined the Sheriff’s Office after receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Grambling State University in 1989. Captain Thomas is also a graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety-School of Police Staff and Command.

Captain Thomas began his career at the office in Corrections. He transferred to Uniform Patrol after completing the LSU Basic Law Enforcement Academy. In February of 2008, Captain Thomas was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned to command over Scotlandville Substation. He served as commander of Scotlandville for more than ten years before transferring to commander of Gardere Substation. Currently, Captain Thomas is an active member of Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity Inc. and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). Captain Thomas is a combat veteran retired after 26 years of service with the Louisiana Army National Guard. In serving his country in support of “Operation Iraqi Freedom”, Captain Thomas earned the Combat Action Badge. Captain Thomas is married to the former Desireé Honoré and is the father of two. He is a member of Living Faith Christian Center.

Scotlandville Sub-Station is composed of 1 Commander, 1 Secretary, 16 uniformed Deputies, consisting of 4 shifts with 4 Deputies per shift. The Sub-Station also has 14 Reserve Deputies that periodically patrol to help assist with the increased number of calls, which is estimated to be around 650 calls per month.

The Deputies are responsible for answering calls in a prompt and professional manner when called upon. Deputies also assist the Warrant Division with issuing misdemeanor and felony warrants that are issued within the zoned area. The number of warrants served is estimated to be 300 warrants per month, resulting in the capture and booking of some of Baton Rouge's most wanted criminals. Due to the recent catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina, the FEMA trailer park (Renaissance Village) has been located within the Sub-Stations patrol area. The Deputies are responsible for making periodic checks on the park, to insure that all residents and FEMA property are safe and secure.

Zachary-Plains Substation

Captain Lawrence Cavalier
Deputy Rachel Broussard, Secretary
23060 Brian Rd. (Old Scenic Hwy.), Zachary, LA
Phone: (225) 389-5037
Fax: (225) 389-8700
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Captain Lawrence Cavalier is commander over the Zachary Substation.






Pride-Chaneyville Substation

Captain Dwayne Wheeler
Deputy Shaye Reynolds, Secretary
12828 Jackson Road Zachary, LA 70791
Phone: (225) 389-8985
Fax: (225) 389-8988
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Captain Dwayne Wheeler, commander of the Pride-Chaneyville Substation, has served with the Sheriff's Office since 2008. Captain Wheeler started with law enforcement in 1988 in Liberty, Mississippi. Later he worked with the McComb Police Dept. and Pike County Sheriff's Office. From there, he was offered the position of Assistant Chief of Police in Slaughter, Louisiana in 1993. He served in that role until he joined the Sheriff's Office in July of 2008. He currently lives in Greenwell Springs LA. 



Traffic Section

Captain Robert Stone
Traffic Commander
9313 Burbank Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Phone: (225) 389-4851
Fax: (225) 389-8387
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Captain Robert Stone, commander over the traffic division, has served with the Sheriff’s Office since 1990. He has served in many divisions including Corrections, Narcotics, Uniform Patrol and Traffic. He also currently serves as Bomb Squad Commander and a member of the Haz-Mat Team. Captain Stone has been assigned to many task forces including Traffic Fatality Team, SWAT, Dignitary Protection and Honor Guard. He teaches in many capacities such as In Service, Corrections and C.A.R.T.A. and has numerous certifications in Instruction, Traffic and Explosives/Hazardous Materials.

Traffic Division of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is dedicated in enforcing all traffic laws for the safety of all citizens and motorists of the parish. It is also dedicated to submit timely and accurate data for research and safety planning for further projects.

The Traffic Section is composed of twelve full-time and four reserve deputies who work in conjunction with Central, Kleinpeter and Scotlandville substations on all criminal calls within the parish.

Traffic Division Responsibilities

  • Parade Permit Issuance - for all parades outside of the city limits.
  • Hit & Run Investigations - public roadways and private property.
  • Traffic Crash Investigation - on all parish roadways and private propert.
  • Traffic Homicide Unit - Four deputies are certified crash recontructionist and are on 24 hour call, investigating all traffic crashes that result in major injuries or death.


  • Radar/Traffic Laws - residential, school zones, business districts and special requests
  • Junk Vehicle Complaints - received through DPW/Citizen Services

Motorcycle Section

Deputies are assigned a motorcycle within the Traffic Section and must complete a rigorous certified motorcycle course prior to patrolling on a motorcycle. Motorcycle deputies escort funeral processions and dignitaries such as the President of the United States, Vice President and others while they are in the Baton Rouge area.

  • Public Safety Awareness Programs/Check Points
  • DWI
  • Insurance
  • Seatbelt

Nighttime Supervisors

Captain Terry Felton
Night Supervisor
13016 Gurney Road 
Baton Rouge, La 70818
Phone: (225) 389-5177
Fax: (225) 389-8980

Captain Terry Felton has served the Sheriff’s Office since 1985. He served in various divisions including Corrections, Narcotics, Traffic, and Detectives. He worked his way through the ranks and was promoted to Night Supervisor Captain in 2007. He has also been involved on the SWAT Team as a sniper for several years, and has been to numerous schools involving SWAT, Homicide and Crime Scene. He successfully completed LSU’s Basic Academy in 1987.



Captain Andrew Stevens
Night Supervisor 
23060 Brian Road 
Zachary, LA 70791
Phone: (225)389-5037
Fax: (225) 389-8700

Captain Andrew Stevens Jr., Night Supervisor, began his law enforcement career in July 1994 as a deputy at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. After leaving the Parish Prison Captain Stevens was assigned to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Special Community Anti -Crime Team (S.C.A.T.). Captain Stevens was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division at Kleinpeter Substation in January of 1999. Captain Stevens served as a uniform patrol officer for approximately six years, served as liaison to the coroner’s office until he was transferred back to Uniform Patrol in March of 2008. Captain Stevens was promoted to the rank of Captain in August of 2013 to command Burbank substation. In 2014 The East Baton Sheriff’s Office established Gardere Substation located at 3777 L’Auberge Crossing, Baton Rouge, La. 70820. Captain Stevens has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Southern University.






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