St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz told the St. Landry Parish School Board that the Smooth Ride Home program has saved his office about $200,000 in the past eight months. The savings comes from reduced repairs to the Sheriff’s Office vehicles. Guidroz said the savings will be used to place three school resource officers at three rural parish high schools. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says the Smooth Ride Home program has saved his office nearly $200,000 in maintenance costs and he is using that money for school resource officers at three high schools.