You Better Watch Out, I’m Telling You Why

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department SCAT team has once again begun the annual “Santa Claus Patrol”.  This unique patrol involves members of this unit wearing plain clothes and driving unmarked vehicles to frequent retail stores and parking lots that are busy with holiday shoppers.  The SCAT Team deputies patrol the...
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Sheriff Jay Russell Offers Tips on Shopping Safely

  Sheriff Jay Russell reminds shoppers that shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. “Taking a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous” said Sheriff Russell. The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday...
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OPSO Investigating Damage to Property and Theft

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are currently conducting an investigation involving damage to property and theft at D & J Construction, Valley Rd., West Monroe. Upon opening the business day Monday, November 17th, workers discovered a forklift was missing from the previously parked location in the fenced compound.  Further inspection determined a...
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Registration Still Open for Conceal Carry Class

You still have time to register for the Saturday, November 22nd Concealed Carry Class held at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Rifle Range!  We still have seats available!  We are also excited to announce that all the Concealed Carry Class participants will be eligible to register for a gift certificate for...
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