Patrick Bedwell is another lifelong resident of Livingston Parish. He currently resides in Walker with his wife, Jessica. They have three children. Bedwell has worked for the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office for over 18 years. He is a graduate of LSU Basic Police Academy. A former DARE instructor, Bedwell started the LPSO Explorer Program in 2007 and has been instrumental in many other programs with the sheriff’s office. He is community minded and enjoys his leadership responsibilities.