Motorist Assistance Patrol


Lake Charles, LA -

The Enforcement Division of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is the administrator of a community-oriented program to assist stranded motorists on interstate highways within Calcasieu Parish. This program is called M.A.P. ( Motorist Assistance Program) ,which is a program jointly funded by the Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD), Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

The M.A.P. program operates 365 days per year from 6:30 a.m to 6:30 p.m. and is responsible for I-10 from the 20 mile marker to the 36 mile marker and the entire I-210 corridor. M.A.P. assists an average of 4,500 vehicles per year.

M.A.P. assistance can be obtained by calling 911. They can provide water, sufficient fuel to get to a gas station, on-site tire changing, basic mechanical assistance, and directions assistance.