The Special Services Bureau is comprised of unique individuals with abilities and experience to provide service via the many public service programs implemented by the Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office. The bureau works with many public agencies at the local, state, and federal levels to provide services to the community. The Public Information Officer and Victim's Assistance also fall under the Special Services umbrella.
Several Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies have received specialized training to become Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officers and they are equipped to respond to persons who may be experiencing a mental health crisis event.
The D.A.R.E. program for Saint Martin Parish is operated under the auspices of the Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Elderly, Youth and Community Services division within the Special Services Bureau.
The Public Information Officer (PIO) is the official communications coordinator or spokesperson for the Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office. The PIO's primary responsibility is to provide information to the media and public as required by law and according to the standards of their profession.
The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Fund helps innocent victims and their families when they have no other means of paying for the financial cost of a crime. The fund is administered by the Crime Victims Reparations Board under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement.