The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Vice Department is a group of specialized Detectives with training in both overt and covert operations. The department handles cases involving organized crime, prostitution, gambling, child pornography, internet pornography, prescription fraud, unlawful sales of tobacco and alcohol, and misrepresentation of age.
The vice department works very closely with local pharmacies and physicians to combat the ongoing problem with narcotic prescriptions.
The vice department works daily with the Louisiana State Police and I.C.E. (Immigrations & Custom Enforcement) regarding investigations involving internet child pornography.