BREAKING NEWS The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person near the Highway 11 drawbridge in Lake Pontchartrain. Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Driver Killed, Passenger Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash in Vermilion Parish Full Story

Babin to Bring 36 Years of Experience and Professionalism to Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Tommy Romero and the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Department are proud to announce the hiring of John Babin as the new Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations.

Posted: Jan 22, 2021 3:47 PM

Sheriff Tommy Romero and the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Department are proud to announce the hiring of John Babin as the new Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations. Captain John Babin was hired to replace Eddie Langlanais, who resigned from the position in October to pursue other interest.

Babin a 36-year veteran of law enforcement, retired from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office as Head of the Crime Scene Unit and recently as Captain of Detectives with the New Iberia Police Department. Babin brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the job of Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations.

The Iberia Parish Bureau of Investigations includes Detectives – adult and property crimes, Juvenile Detectives, Cyper and Sex Crimes, Tactical Surveillance Unit, Elderly Abuse, Crime Scene and Evidence Custodian.

“John is a consistent and positive leader dedicated to law enforcement and a resident of Iberia Parish, bringing 36 years of law enforcement experience,” said Sheriff Tommy Romero. “I look forward to working with Captain John Babin in this new role as a key member of my management team to provide strong, result-driven leadership.

Captain John Babin , who begins his position immediately, said, “I am constantly impressed by the dedication and professionalism of our law enforcement team here in Iberia Parish, and I am honored to lead this dynamic department as Captain of IPSO Bureau of Investigations and work closely with Sheriff Romero.”

Lafayette
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 64°
New Iberia
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 63°
Opelousas
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 64°
Abbeville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
Jennings
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 62°
New Iberia
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
65° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 65°
Warm and Quiet Weather this Week

Latest Video

Image

Cool and Sunny Sunday

Image

Early Voting in St. Landry

Image

Church In Eunice Vandalized

Image

cajuns sun belt men's preview

Image

Tracking rain tonight, then clearing up!

Image

Council on Aging Raffle

Image

Al Takes On Delcambre

Image

Louisiana Phase 3, Church

Image

News15 At Noon Turns 3! Celebrate With A Moscow Mule

Image

Easy Easter Basket Ideas

Community Events