Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office lobby closed to the public

Posted at 3:08 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 16:08:40-04

Concerns over exposure to the Corona Virus, COVID-19, have led Sheriff Ackal to make operational changes to the Sheriff's Office facilities to protect his employees.

Effective immediately all lobby areas are closed.

Residents can pay taxes on line at or by calling the Tax and Traffic Office at 337-369-3714.

Traffic fines can be mailed with a money order to the Sheriff's Office or they can pay by telephone with a credit card by calling the Tax and Traffic Office. Request for reports should be made to the Records Division at 337-367-6579.

Only authorized personnel will be allowed into the Law Enforcement Center and the Iberia Parish Jail.

To limit some personal contact, enforcement deputies will try to handle some non-emergency calls by telephone. Deputies will still be patrolling and responding to calls but have been instructed to take precautionary measures to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19.

Here are a few of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office numbers which citizens can use to obtain more information:

Sheriff's Office main line: 337-369-3714

Patrol and Records: 337-367-8702

Iberia Parish Jail: 369-2485

Bureau of Investigations: 367-8702

Communications (non-emergency): 369-3711

Sheriff Ackal hopes everyone will understand the precautions which have been put in place to help protect the employees of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Ackal urges everyone to have patience and to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Remember that solving some of the biggest problems starts with just a little effort, the Sheriff adds.