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Babin hired as Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations

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Posted at 4:19 PM, Jan 22, 2021

The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office announced Friday that John Babin has been hired at the new Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations. Babin takes over the role from Eddie Langlanais, who resigned from the position in October to pursue other interests, Sheriff Tommy Romero said.

Babin a 36-year veteran of law enforcement, retired from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office as Head of the Crime Scene Unit and recently as Captain of Detectives with the New Iberia Police Department. Babin brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the job of Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations.

The Iberia Parish Bureau of Investigations includes Detectives - adult and property crimes, Juvenile Detectives, Cyper and Sex Crimes, Tactical Surveillance Unit, Elderly Abuse, Crime Scene and Evidence Custodian.

"John is a consistent and positive leader dedicated to law enforcement and a resident of Iberia Parish, bringing 36 years of law enforcement experience," said Sheriff Tommy Romero. "I look forward to working with Captain John Babin in this new role as a key member of my management team to provide strong, result-driven leadership."

Captain John Babin , who begins his position immediately, said, "I am constantly impressed bythe dedication and professionalism of our law enforcement team here in Iberia Parish, and I am honored to lead this dynamic department as Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations and work closely with Sheriff Romero."

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