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Jason Ard

Livingston Parish Sheriff

Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard has over 20 years of law enforcement experience.

He was elected as Sheriff of Livingston Parish in 2011. He is currently in his second term.

Sheriff Ard is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development program. He was instrumental in starting Livingston Parish’s Special Response Team. He has numerous certifications including: school shootings instructor program, tactical training and tactics for high risk situations.

Sheriff Jason Ard is the only Sheriff in Louisiana who is a current Certified Firearms Instructor. He is the current chairman of the Louisiana POST Firearms Instructor Committee and serves as the Sergeant at Arms for the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association.

Sheriff & his wife, Erica, are life-long residents of Livingston Parish and are both graduates of the Livingston Parish School System. Sheriff has a son who is attending a Louisiana college and a daughter who is currently attending a Livingston Parish High School.