2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5539 - Sheriffs; duties

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5539 (2017)

§5539. Sheriffs; duties

A. Except in the parish of Orleans, the sheriff shall be ex officio collector of state and parish taxes.

B. Each sheriff or deputy shall attend every court that is held in his parish, and shall execute all writs, orders, and process of the court or judge thereof directed to him.

C. Each sheriff shall be keeper of the public jail of his parish and shall preserve the peace and apprehend public offenders.

Amended by Acts 1966, No. 155, §1; Acts 1968, No. 50, §2; Acts 1993, No. 127, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:1435 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §3.

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