Sorrento Police Department News

Louisiana Town Still Without Police Chief, Liability Insurance

Efforts to revitalize the Sorrento Police Department in Louisiana seem to be stagnating while the police chief’s position sits vacant and the days pass without anyone actively seeking liability insurance for the department. Mayor Mike Lambert told The Advocate that …

Chief of Uninsured Louisiana Police Department Retires Amid Federal Probe

The police chief of a Louisiana town that has been struggling to find liability insurance for its police department abruptly retired on Feb. 7 after federal charges were filed in a bill of information accusing him of lying to an …

Still No Insurance for Police in Sorrento, Louisiana

The Sorrento Town Council in Louisiana tabled two insurance quote offers that would insure the police department. The police department was dissolved after it lost coverage in November. The chief and assistant are still patrolling the town and answering calls …

Louisiana Town Gets Insurance Quote to Cover Police Liability

The Sorrento Police Department in Louisiana is still without liability insurance but the town council has one insurance proposal to consider and a second proposal expected within the week. The Advocate reported that on Jan. 21, council members unanimously postponed …

Chief of Uninsured Louisiana Police Department Asked to Step Down

Citing liability issues, the mayor of Sorrento, La., and four of five Town Council members are calling for Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. to resign on the same day that Theriot and Assistant Chief Ricky Smith started daytime patrols without …

Lack of Liability Insurance Shutters Police Dept. in Louisiana Town

With the end of the Sorrento Police Department’s liability insurance coverage just a few hours away, the Town Council voted 5-0 to select an offer by Louisiana’s Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley to provide protection to the town at no …

Louisiana Town May Lose Police Protection Over Insurance Coverage

With just five days remaining until liability insurance coverage for the Sorrento Police Department ends, officials in the Louisiana town are quickly running out of options to continue police protection for residents. The Advocate reports options presented to council members …