St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies visit with local schoolchildren

Capt. Ronnie Martin, left, and Lt. Pat Childress give Joseph Davies Elementary pre-K students a chance to sit in a St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office SWAT vehicle.

Deputies from the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office Community Relations division and the SWAT team recently visited with local elementary school students to speak about officer duties and show them various vehicles and equipment used by the department.

Sgt. Eric Eilers hands out deputy badge stickers to pre-K students at J.F Gauthier Elementary School in eastern St. Bernard.

J.F. Gauthier Elementary School pre-K students learn about how handcuffs are used by deputies from Sgt. Eric Eilers.

J.F. Gauthier Elementary School pre-K students got a chance to climb through Sgt. Eric Eilers’ patrol unit.

Lt. Brent Bourgeois speaks to students at Joseph Davies Elementary School in Meraux.

Agent Brian Canepa, left, Agent Chelsie Soulagnet, center, and Capt. Bret Bowen, right, give Joseph Davies Elementary School pre-K students a lift inside and out of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office SWAT truck.

Deputies from the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office received a ‘thank you’ poster from pre-K students they visited with at Joseph Davis Elementary School. With the poster are, from left: Capt. Ronnie Martin, Capt. Bret Bowen, Agent Brian Canepa, Agent Chelsie Soulagnet, Lt. Mike Ingargiola, and Lt. Brent Bourgeois.

Deputies from the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office recently visited with pre-K students at Joseph Davies Elementary School.

Lt. Mike Ingargiola shows off a ‘thank you for your service’ poster made for deputies by pre-K students at Joseph Davis Elementary School.