CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION

SEX OFFENDER / JUVENILLE SECTION

Craig Ortego
Captain J. Craig Ortego

Phone (337) 594-2944
Extension 2104
Fax (337) 594-8533
craig@slpsheriff.com
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SEX OFFENDER UNIT

This section is responsible for all Sex Offender Enforcement. This section is responsible for the monitoring, apprehending, registering, and tracking of all registering sex offenders, and all investigations concerning the violation of state sex offender law in St. Landry Parish. This section completes compliance checks, maintains special tracking and intelligence software, monitors the changes the state sex offender laws, counsel the rest of the department in the specialized area of law, as needed, to insure the safety of St. Landry Parish.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS

This section completes background investigations on all applicants to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department. This section is also tasked to complete all CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) background investigations.

INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN

This section is responsible for investigations involving the contacting, case building, and arresting of predators who would try to interact with juveniles on the internet for the inappropriate purposes.

JUVENILE / SEX CRIMES UNIT

Comprised of two Juvenile Investigators, this section is responsible for the investigation of all juvenile crimes and all sex crimes involving juveniles.

INTELLIGENCE SECTION 

The section is responsible for the dissemination of vital classified information for law enforcement purposes. This section is also responsible for the retrieval of information, networking with other agencies’ intelligence sections, to assist them with the same types of cases they may be working.