This office remains committed to protecting the citizens of this great parish by fairly prosecuting those who commit crime and assisting those who are unfortunate victims.
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Jefferson Parish District Attorney
- A Jefferson Parish jury on Thursday evening (June 3) found Tobe Lawrence Jr. guilty as charged of raping a child during a 7-year period. Lawrence, 59, of Kenner, faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison for his conviction of first-degree rape of a victim under the age of 12. …
- A Jefferson Parish jury, the first one empaneled in the 24th Judicial District since the Louisiana Supreme Court lifted its year-long moratorium on jury trials last month, convicted a Westwego man Wednesday (April 21) of sexually assaulting two women. John W. Patton, 56, is guilty as charged of the attempted …
- District Attorney Paul D. Connick Jr., discusses his office’s commitment to supporting victims of crime during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2021.
Following an exhaustive, 23-month police use-of-force review, District Attorney Paul D. Connick Jr., announces today his office will not seek criminal chargesGRETNA, La. – Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul D. Connick Jr., announced today that his office will not seek criminal charges against JPSO narcotics agents Justin Brister, Gary Bordelon, David Lowe or Jason Spadoni, whose apprehension of Keeven Robinson led to his tragic death. In light of the evidence, the …
- The Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office partially reopened its facilities on Monday, May 18. Many members of our staff have returned to their offices, but others continue to work remotely. Anyone wishing to enter parish government facilities must have their temperature taken by parish personnel upon entering and wear a …
The mission of the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office is to ensure that justice is served by protecting the citizens of our Parish without regard to race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. Our office always will maintain the highest level of honesty, integrity, transparency, and accountability to our community. While our goal is to vigorously prosecute violent and habitual offenders, we also are committed to crime prevention through the implementation of innovative programs designed to break the cycle of crime.