Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office budget cuts leading to layoffs


EVANGELINE PARISH (KLFY) – The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will undergo reconstruction due to recent budget cuts.

The department is forced to downsize by way of massive layoffs.

According to Sheriff Eddie Soileau, in an attempt to lessen the impact from the cuts, layoffs will be spread across various divisions within the Sheriff’s Office.

There will also be a 10% decrease in salary of all employees in an effort to balance the budget which is effective immediately.

Sheriff Soileau says more information on the budget cuts will be released at a later date.

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