Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the public can meet the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office’s newest K-9 at public libraries this summer. K-9 “Rescue” will be making appearances at Lafourche Parish Public Library branches throughout the parish during the summer.
K-9 Section Supervisor, Sergeant Eddie Rodrigue III, will accompany K-9 “Rescue” at the following Lafourche Parish Public library branches at the dates and times listed:
- Bayou Blue Branch on Monday, June 15 at 11 a.m.
- Thibodaux Branch on Wednesday, June 17 at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
- Choctaw Branch on Thursday, June 18 at 11:45 a.m.
- South Lafourche Library (Galliano Branch) on Tuesday, June 30 at 11 a.m.
- Golden Meadow Branch on Tuesday, June 30 at 2:30 p.m.
- Larose Branch on Wednesday, July 1 at 11 a.m.
- Gheens Branch on Thursday, July 2 at 11 a.m.
- Raceland Branch on Wednesday, July 15 at 11 a.m.
- Lockport Branch on Wednesday, July 15 at 2:30 p.m.
K-9 “Rescue” is a black female Labrador retriever which will be trained in search and rescue tactics and cadaver searches. She was donated by Sergeant Rodrigue’s father, Eddie Rodrigue Jr., who has been serving as a reserve deputy since his retirement from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office in 2008 following a 27-year career in law enforcement.