police-department

LAFAYETTE POLICE DEPARTMENT

900 East University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70502

Contact: Sr. Cpl. Bridgette P. Dugas
Phone: 337-291-8600
Email: BPDugas@LafayetteLA.gov

POLICE CHIEF: Thomas Lee Glover Sr.

Assistance for Victims of Crime

Lafayette Police Department
900 E. University Ave.
Lafayette, LA 70503
Information: (337) 291-8600

*For Emergency Assistance, Dial 911

GENERAL

City Prosecutor's Office - Information: (337) 291-5578
D.A.'s Office - Information: (337) 232-5170
232-HELP: (337) 232-4357

VICTIM/WITNESS SERVICES

Medical Assistance
Emergency - 911
Acadian Ambulance - (337) 267-1111
Health Unit - (337) 262-5616

Battered Women's Crisis Shelter:
Faith House - (337) 232-8954

Homeless Shelters for Women:
Lighthouse - (337) 289-9141
SMILE - (337) 234-3272
Emily House - (337) 232-4357

Homeless Shelters for Men:
St. Joseph's - (337) 233-6816

Alzheimer's Assistance Hot Line:
Alzheimer's LA Chapter - (800) 548-1211

Louisiana Council on Child Abuse:
Hot Line - (800) 348-5437

Covenant House (Teen Crisis Help):
Hot Line - (800) 999-9999

LAVNS:
Victim Notification - (866) 528-6748

Assistance for the Elderly:
Cajun Area Agency on Aging Hot Line - (337) 232-4357

Juvenile Services:
Families in Need of Services - (337) 232-4663

WITNESS PROTECTION AGAINST INTIMIDATION OR FORCE

Intimidating, impeding or injuring witnesses is a felony as stated in LA-R.S. 14:129.1
If you, as a witness, are being or have been intimidated, threatened or injured by a suspect, the suspect's companions, or family, contact:

Lafayette Police Department
Criminal Investigation Division - (337) 291-8632

Crime Victims Reparations Act
If you are a victim of a violent crime, Louisiana Law provides a program which may compensate for some losses resulting from certain crimes.

Applications can be obtained from:
Any Louisiana Sheriff's Office
Or Call - (888) 684-2846

For more information regarding Victim/Witness Assistance and Rights, please visit the following web site: http://lcle.la.gov/programs/cvr.asp

HOW TO FOLLOW UP ON THE PROCESS OF YOUR CASE:

The case number you were given during the preliminary investigation of your incident is the number that will allow police personnel to easily access information about the case and to answer any questions you may have. For information about the processing of your case, or to report additional information, you may contact an officer/supervisor by utilizing one of the phone numbers provided below.

Lafayette Police Department:
Public Affairs Unit - (337) 291-8617
Offense Reports/Records Section - (337) 291-8621
Crash Reports - (337) 291-8620
Traffic Unit - (337) 291-8627