The Lafourche Parish Sheriff s Office maintains social order and peace, as well as provides law enforcement services. It offers services for the protection of residents lives and their property, as well as deterrence, detection and investigation of criminal activities. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff s Office is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The office operates a detention center that houses inmates that are arrested by the Louisiana State Police, Harbor Police, state probation and parole offices, wildlife and fisheries and various federal law enforcement agencies. With a location in Thibodaux, La., the Lafourche Parish Sheriff s Office has an investigations division that is comprised of detective, narcotics, juvenile, and evidence processing, crime analysis and statistics sections.