Mission and Vision


     The St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney’s Office, through its Juvenile Division, is committed to helping to build strong children by promoting positive behavioral change, which in turn will have a positive impact on the St. John community at large. This is done through promoting public safety, holding youth accountable for their actions, addressing underlying mental health and/or substance abuse needs, collaborating with community stakeholders, and providing access to pretrial intervention resources and tools tailored to the rehabilitative needs of youth and their families



  • To decrease crime and delinquency.
  • To decrease recidivism.
  • To decrease truancy.
  • To decrease victimization of youth.