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Rapides Area Drug Enforcement (RADE)


Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline ( if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste or abuse of public funds by anyone.Information provided to the LLA Hotline may result in an investigation, audit or other review.  When providing information to the LLA Hotline, please include sufficient detail(describing who, what, where, when, why and how) to allow us to fully evaluate your information. Although we will consider anonymous information, providing us with your name and telephone number will allow us to contact you with any additional questions that we have. 

Your name and telephone number, as well as the status of complaints, are confidential.  

Reporting Fraud to the LLA Hotline is easy:    by phone - 1-844-50-FRAUD (1-844-503-7283) / by Fax 1-844-40-FRAUD (1-844-403-7283) / 

Print & mail Report Form to: LLA Hotline  P.O. Box 94397  Baton Rouge, LA 70804




Activities for Kids

Citizen's Academy

The academy was started as a way to further educate the public about the Sheriff's Office and the different roles each department plays in making the community a safer place.

Hunter's Safety

Crime Stopper's

Crime Stoppers' reason for existing is to gather the clues that law enforcement agencies need to solve major crimes, by offering cash rewards and providing a single number to call with information relating to any crime or criminal activity. You can call the Crime Stoppers Tip line at (318) 443-7867.

Crime Victims Reparations Advocate

The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Program will award payments for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost earnings, counseling and child care when they are related to a violent crime.

Law Enforcement Links

Safety Tips

Sex Offender Registry

Youth Programs

Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is heavily involved in the youth of Rapides Parish. The involvement in local sporting leagues, schools, church recreational leagues and other areas touches approximately 25,000 children per year.