Orleans Parish Law Enforcement District

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 822-8000
Board address:

819 South Broad Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119


The Orleans Parish Law Enforcement District provides financing for the criminal sheriff in Orleans Parish and may levy and collect a tax of up to ten mills on the assessed valuation of all property within that district when approved by a majority of the electors voting in an election on the issue.


The City Council is ex-officio the governing body of the district.

Term Length

Ex-officio members serve terms concurrent with time in respective office.

(Created by: La R.S. 33:9401; La R.S. 13:5901, 13:5902, 5903(D), 5908, 5909, and 5911)