The LSP has been assisting in search and rescue, patrol operations, and security since they arrived a couple of days after Sandy struck the area.
PICTURED: The Louisiana State Police (LSP) who have been assisting on and in the Long Beach Island area present a Louisiana State Police Hat to Mayor Joe Mancini and Chief Michael Bradley of Long Beach Township. Pictured left to right, Front Row: Sgt. Joey Adaway, Trooper James Benoit, Trooper Trent Hanks, Mayor Joseph Mancini, Sgt. Wayne Richard, Chief Michael Bradley, Trooper Michael Davis. Back Row: Trooper Tim Barlow, Trooper 1st Class Brett McKee, Trooper Jonathan Neck, Trooper Eric Regan and Trooper Tony Efthemes.