Deputy of the Year 2010
Lt. George Breedy Named 2010 Deputy of the Year
Lieutenant George Breedy has been chosen by Sheriff Greg Champagne and his peers as the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year for 2010. George Breedy is a 22-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and is assigned to one of the agency’s specialized divisions. In addition to his regular duty, Lt. Breedy dedicates much of his off-duty time working overtime locating and arresting impaired drivers in St. Charles Parish. Impaired drivers who get behind the wheel threaten the safety of all of us. He has become so proficient that he will be recognized by the Louisiana Highway Traffic Safety Commission in March as the deputy who made the most DWI arrests during 2010 in parishes with similar populations. He was also the runner up in 2009. During the past year, Lt. Breedy made 37 DWI arrests.
Lt. Breedy has been trained in administering the Intoxilyzer breath tests as well as the standardized field sobriety test. He is an instructor in both areas.
He attended intensive training to become a certified Drug Recognition Expert to evaluate
drivers under the influence of all types of drugs and to correctly determine what drugs were taken. During 2010 he was recognized as an expert by the judges of the 29th Judicial District in drug influence evaluations.
Lt. Breedy has also been instrumental in implementing the “No Refusal” program where DWI suspects who refuse to take the Intoxilyzer test are served with a search warrant for blood or urine to determine their blood alcohol content. St. Charles Parish is the only parish that utilizes this program 24-7. Many other Parishes utilize the program only during the holiday weekends.
As a result of the expertise and hard work of Lt. George Breedy, highways in St. Charles Parish have become safer.
Past Deputies of the Year
For a list of the deputies and their accomplishments, please view Past Deputies of the Year.