Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington promoted two deputies in a ceremony in the Sheriff’s Conference room at the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Command Center in Plain Dealing on June 19.
Deputy Buck Boudreaux was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Boudreaux is a 6-year veteran of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Sergeant Boudreaux has been a Field Training Officer and a CERT Team member in the Corrections Division. Sergeant Boudreaux will take command over D-Shift at the Bossier Maximum Facility.
Deputy Matt Bertrand was promoted to the rank of Corporal. Corporal Bertrand is a 9-year veteran of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Corporal Bertrand has been a Field Training Officer and a CERT Team member in the Corrections Division. He will also be tasked with training corrections deputies as a Field Training Officer.
“Supervisors and corrections personnel have identified you as leaders amongst your peers. I know you will continue to lead by the example you have already established,” said Sheriff Whittington. “I am proud to promote you for your hard work and dedication to duty here at the sheriff’s office. Keep up the good work.”