Mission Statement

Our purpose is to serve our fellow citizens by protecting the public's health and safety, participating in the criminal justice and health systems, and providing data for vital statistical purposes.

In accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 13:5713

The Lafourche Parish Coroner's Office conducts independent investigations in Lafourche Parish. The purpose of these investigations is to determine the manner and cause of death and ensure that the circumstances surrounding the death are understood and explained.