- Associated Press - Thursday, May 1, 2014

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - ConocoPhillips has donated $12,000 to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol Section for the purchase of a boat and equipment.

The Courier reports (https://bit.ly/1ks9HPW ) the sheriff’s office used the money to buy a 17-foot aluminum hull to replace an older one. The remaining money was used to purchase various equipment including a GPS navigational system, hydraulic jack plate and motion-stabilizing binoculars.

The water patrol is responsible for search and rescue marine operations for stranded or missing boaters, as well as enforcing boating safety and some wildlife and fisheries violations.


Information from: The Courier, https://www.houmatoday.com



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