Sheriff Edwards cuts costs - Hammond Star: News

March 27, 2015

Sheriff Edwards cuts costs

Posted: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 5:30 am

Sheriff Daniel Edwards has reduced his operating budget to $18.19 million for the current fiscal year, records show.

About half of the budget goes to $9 million in salaries for 263 sheriff’s office employees, meaning the average salary is about $34,220. About $1.05 million of the budget goes to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail, excluding salaries for jail staff.

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