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History of the Sheriff's Office

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Sheriff Blaise  Smith
Sheriff Blaise Smith
Term: 2018-present

Sheriff Blaise Smith is a U.S. Army Combat Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. Sheriff Smith has 47 years of experience in Law Enforcement, as a Reserve Officer, Part Time Officer, and Full Time POST Certified Officer. He retired from St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in December of 1994 at the rank of Chief Inspector. He served in Chitimacha Tribal Police Department, working up to the Chief of Police. Sheriff Smith also held a Federal Commission through the Department of Interior for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Sheriff Blaise Smith is resident of Centerville, Louisiana. He is married to Karen McGoff and they have six children, fifteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Sheriff Blaise Smith was sworn in as Sheriff of St. Mary Parish on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

 

Sheriff Blaise  Smith
Sheriff Blaise Smith
Term: 2018-present
Sheriff Scott  Anslum
Sheriff Scott Anslum
Term: 2018
Sheriff Mark A. Hebert
Sheriff Mark A. Hebert
Term: 2011- 2018
Sheriff David  A.  Naquin
Sheriff David A. Naquin
Term: 1996-2010
Sheriff Huey P.  Bourgeois
Sheriff Huey P. Bourgeois
Term: 1984-1996
Sheriff Chester  C. Baudoin
Sheriff Chester C. Baudoin
Term: 1964-1984
Sheriff Mrs. J.B.  Shaw
Sheriff Mrs. J.B. Shaw
Term: 1963-1964
Sheriff J.B. "Buck" Shaw
Sheriff J.B. "Buck" Shaw
Term: 1952-1963
Sheriff Mrs. Guy G. Aycock
Sheriff Mrs. Guy G. Aycock
Term: 1949-1952
Sheriff Dr. Guy G. Aycock
Sheriff Dr. Guy G. Aycock
Term: 1940-1949
Sheriff Charles L. Pecot
Sheriff Charles L. Pecot
Term: 1916-1940
Sheriff Wilson T.  Peterman
Sheriff Wilson T. Peterman
Term: 1908-1916
Sheriff John B. Sanders
Sheriff John B. Sanders
Term: 1900-1908
Sheriff Paul  Pecot
Sheriff Paul Pecot
Term: 1895-1900
Sheriff Alexandre G. Frere
Sheriff Alexandre G. Frere
Term: 1884-1895
Sheriff John A.  ONiell
Sheriff John A. ONiell
Term: 1871-1873
Sheriff James R. Jolley
Sheriff James R. Jolley
Term: 1870-1871
Sheriff William  Haifleigh
Sheriff William Haifleigh
Term: 1851-1865 and 1885-1889
Sheriff Jared  Young Sanders
Sheriff Jared Young Sanders
Term: 1818-1821