Board President

Patti Freeman

Domestic Violence Unit Manager

EBR Parish Sheriff's Office

Term: 1st Term/2nd Year (March 2017-March 2020)

Patti Joy Freeman is a native of Kennebunk, Maine having moved to Baton Rouge Louisiana as a child. She is currently a Detective Lieutenant with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, specializing specifically in Domestic Violence Investigations. During almost 28 years of employment in law enforcement with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Patti has worked within the Uniform Patrol Division, the Sex Offender Unit and General Detectives Division investigating sex crimes, crimes against children and the elderly. Patti completed the Law Enforcement Academy (Police Officer State Training) at Louisiana State University in 2000. Patti has attended courses at FBI/ Quantico, Scottsdale Art School and Oklahoma University as a Forensic Sketch Artist, completing more than 250 hours of training in this field.