Deputy Melissa Freitas, an accomplished photographer, spends much of her off-duty time working in this field.
In 1997 Melissa Freitas attended the Lafourche Parish Police Academy where she received her POST Certificate. In 2012 she received her School Resource Officer Certification from the National Association of School Resource Officers.
St. Charles Parish Service
Deputy Melissa Freitas has been serving our community as a deputy for fourteen years. Deputy Freitas started her career in the Corrections Department until 1998, when she was assigned to the Juvenile Investigations Division, there serving until 2011 when she was assigned to the Special Services Department as the Harry Hurst School Resource Officer.