THE SECURITY OF THE PEOPLE OF RAPIDES PARISH WILL BE MARK WOOD’S FIRST PRIORITY AS OUR SHERIFF!

Mark Wood is not only known as an outstanding and dedicated law enforcement professional he’s also known as a person who cares about other people especially our families.

Mark has dedicated himself to helping others. During Hurricane Rita, Mark was involved with Cameron Parish patrol helping to provide security to and escort evacuation residents to and from their devastated homes.

During Hurricane Katrina, Mark served on the Rapides Sheriff’s Office SWAT team in New Orleans as well as assisting in the coordination of shelter security in acquiring mission specific equipment for the Katrina Mission.

Mark served in similar efforts for Hurricane Lilly.

In short, Mark Wood’s is committed to our people, protecting their lives and property, and insuring their security.

AS YOUR SHERIFF, MARK’S PRIORITIES WILL HELP TO CHANGE AND IMPROVE OUR SHERIFF’S OFFICE…

  • Restructure the resources on the Sheriff’s Office to PUT MORE PATROLS ON OUR STREETS AND ROADS…make law enforcement quick and accessible to every citizen so security is insured.

  • PROTECT AND EXPAND SUBSTATIONS….Mark will work to protect all substations of the Sheriff’s Office to make law enforcement quickly accessible including a new substation at Hineston.

  • TRAINING…TRAINING…TRAINING…Mark Wood will be a Sheriff totally dedicated to seeing our deputies and Sheriff personnel are trained in the latest law enforcement techniques and procedures. Criminals change constantly, law enforcement must change just as quickly.

Help Mark Become Your Security Sheriff