On October 15, 2013, Sheriff Newell Normand was
named Crisis Intervention Team Sheriff of the Year by the International Crisis
Intervention Team. Sheriff Normand was chosen to be this year’s recipient based
on his training strategy modules along with his collaboration with the Jefferson
Parish Coroner and Mobile Crisis Unit. The Sheriff was proud to accept this
award on behalf of everyone in the JPSO. He was extremely pleased in knowing the
JPSO was recognized worldwide by such an esteemed organization.