Terrebonne Sheriff's Office moves headquarters to Gray

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The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office is getting a new home.

Beginning Monday, the department’s administrative office, background checks, finger printing, human resources and motor pool services will relocate from the Terrebonne Parish Courthouse in Houma to 3441 West Park Ave. in Gray.

The Sheriff’s Office detective bureau, domestic violence and bookkeeping departments will remain at the courthouse until renovations are completed at the new facility, officials said.

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The sex offender registration, bonds and fines and tax department will remain at the Courthouse Annex, the Sheriff’s Office said. Terrebonne residents will pay their property taxes at the annex for the 2022 tax season.

Sheriff Tim Soignet said the new location was brought by both growth within the department and the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida.

Terrebonne Sheriff Tim Soignet works at his desk Tuesday.
Terrebonne Sheriff Tim Soignet works at his desk Tuesday.

“This transition was very necessary due to the future growth of the Sheriff’s Office and Hurricane Ida, which caused major damage to the Courthouse Annex and property of the Sheriff’s Office,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s Office will continue transitioning to the new location during the next several weeks, Soignet said. The department will provide updates about the relocation as it makes progress.

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Soignet said he will be available at the courthouse by appointment and for walk-in appointments at the new location.

“The sheriff’s open-door policy still remains and he encourages residents to come and visit,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

Residents can still reach the Sheriff’s Office by calling 876-2500 or 911 for emergencies.

— Staff Writer Dan Copp can be reached at 448-7639 or at dan.copp@houmatoday.com. Follow him on Twitter @DanVCopp.

This article originally appeared on The Courier: Terrebonne Sheriff's Office moves to Gray

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