EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux sworn into office for the 4th time

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — East Baton Rouge Sherriff Sid Gautreaux has been sworn in for a fourth term.

Sheriff Gautreaux has served as Sheriff in East Baton Rouge Parish since 2007.

Read Sheriff Gautreaux’s statement is seen below:

I’m so honored to be sworn in today for my fourth term as East Baton Rouge Sheriff. I’m grateful that God has given me the ability to continue to serve, and the people of this parish have given me the opportunity. Together, we have accomplished so much in the past twelve years, but there is much left to do.

I’m beyond grateful for the so many men and women of this office for their commitment and service to our community. You make sacrifices and take risks in order to carry out your oath to protect and serve. I’m thankful for your hearts dedicated to service and for all of you that continually bring honor to the badge.

I’m so grateful to the public for their continued support and partnerships. Without your help, any efforts on our part would be short lived. To be successful in keeping our community safe, law enforcement must continue to work to earn and keep the trust and respect of those we serve. Thank you for continuing to work and grow with us to ensure peace and safety for everyone.

Finally, I am grateful for my friends and family- especially my wife Suzi, my children and grandchildren. Without your love and encouragement I wouldn’t be where I am today. You continue to keep me motivated and driven to do the best job I can.”

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