Jefferson Parish Constable's Office 1st Justice Court
The 1st Justice Constable has its own training division. Our deputies attend training classes on a regular basis and all deputies must complete 20 hours of Continued Education as per Louisiana Peace Officers Standard and Training.
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In the ever changing world we live in The Constable has a diverse department. We work very close with the community that we are sworn to protect. Constable Liberto is always finding ways to help our community and to make it more diverse..
The Constable’s Office is located in the Jefferson Parish General Government Center, 200 Derbigny Street, Suite 2100, in The Historic Downtown Business District of Gretna, Louisiana. The First Justice Court’s territorial jurisdiction encompasses the City of Gretna, unincorporated Gretna and Harvey East of the Harvey Canal. It borders the Plaquemines Parish and Orleans Parish lines.
Constable Liberto and his Deputies are charged with the serving writs, subpoena's and court order evictions and make civil law arrests anywhere within First Justice Court’s territory. The Office is also charged with making arrests for misdemeanors anywhere within Jefferson Parish and for felonies anywhere within Louisiana.
Our office is responsible for enforcing the judgments of First Justice Court, which include tenant evictions and small claim matters. Having your matter resolved in First Justice Court will result in lower costs, less time, and a simpler process than the trial court system. The claim cannot exceed $5000.00.
The Constable and his office is extremely pro-active in the district to which it serves. The department participates in the Night Out Against Crime, Halloween patrols, Terrytown Festival, and the Christ the King Fair to name a few.
The department also assists the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Gretna Police Department, EMS and the local fire departments with calls for service.
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