Public Information Office

Casey Rayborn Hicks
Public Information Director
8900 Jimmy Wedell Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Phone: (225) 389-5091
Fax: (225) 389-5167
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Casey Rayborn Hicks became the Public Information Director for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department in December of 2007. She serves as spokesperson for the office and oversees all community relations efforts, including the D.A.R.E. program, Crime Victim’s Assistance and Neighborhood Watch. In addition to community and media relations, she produces the office’s monthly newsletter, assistant produces the monthly television show and coordinates various outreach efforts. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from LSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. She served for several years as the Public Information Officer and Multimedia Archives Director for Louisiana Secretary of State before earning her Master’s Degree from LSU in Mass Communication in Public Relations. During her time at LSU she served as Community/Faculty Partner Liaison for the Center for Community Engagement Learning and Leadership. She has also served as an adjunct professor for LSU’s Manship College of Mass Communication teaching Media and Public Relations Writing. She specializes in public relations and political communication, particularly in public information and law enforcement. She also has extensive training in crisis communication, writing and media relations. In addition to her work at the Sheriff’s Office, she serves on the Crime Stoppers board and the I CARE Advisory Board, is a member of many professional organizations including Public Relations Association of Louisiana, Women in Media, National Information Officers Association, Press Club, The Greater Baton Rouge Literacy Coalition, and others. Women in Media presented her with the Award of Excellence in Public Relations in 2009 and the Public Relations Association of Louisiana named her the 2009 Practitioner of the Year.


Community Policing

Captain Chad Parker
8686 General Chennault Dr, Bldg A
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Phone: (225) 389-7866
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Capt. Chad Parker started his career at the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office on March 17, 1999. Captain Parker started in the corrections division until completing the 157th LSU Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy in September 2003. Captain Parker was then transferred to Uniform Patrol working at the Klienpeter Substation and Gardere Substation. Captain Parker worked in Uniform Patrol from November of 2004 until July of 2008.

In July 2008, Captain Parker was one of four deputies to start a new unit called Community Policing. Captain Parker worked his way up through the ranks until promoted to the rank of Captain in February 2000. In 2012, while assigned to the Community Policing Unit, Captain Parker won the Special Operations Deputy of the Year award through the Sheriff’s Office.

Captain Parker has been a part of the Crisis Negotiation Team and Emergency Vehicle Operations Driving School as an Instructor. Currently Captain Parker is actively involved with the Bicycle Team, Maritime Search and Rescue Team and Project Lifesaver. Captain Parker is married with 5 children and is a member of Fellowship Church in Zachary

Community Policing Unit

  • To build an alliance with the community to identify and solve problems of crime and disorder, which will enhance the community’s quality of life.
  • Also, to provide the community with access to the Community Policing Deputies and report concerns and problems in the community.






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