JPSO LASER Unit Enjoys An Outstanding Reputation For Jobs Well Done

Lee, Harry
September 2004
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);9/13/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p44
Features the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Land-Air-Sea Emergency Rescue (LASER) Unit, Louisiana. Support given by the Jefferson Parish voters; Expertise of members; Visibility of the work of the LASER to the public during emergency.


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