JTF7 is a special partnership between seven parish Sheriffs within the Area of Responsibility (AOR) of Port of Greater Baton Rouge.
Seven Parish Sheriff's Sign Historic Agreement With United States Coast Guard
Seven parish Sheriffs, the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, and our federal, state, and local partners in law enforcement, along with the private sector interests are working together to create this task force. This multi-jurisdictional cooperative exists to protect lives and critical infrastructure that is vital to national security.
Our mission is to guard and protect our citizens and these valuable assets and to utilize our partnerships as a true force multiplier against any act of terrorism. Additionally, our unique rapid-response capabilities and unified command structure allow for all-hazard responses ranging from unusual events at local facilities to natural and man-made disasters and mishaps. This defense and response mechanism in unencumbered by traditional jurisdictional restrictions and creates an effective security matrix throughout the region.