Fireworks can be very dangerous causing serious burn and eye injuries when they are not used with safety in mind. Sheriff Jay Russell would like for you to keep these safety tips in mind when enjoying fireworks for the celebration of Independence Day. Follow these safety tips when using fireworks:...Read more
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Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a missing juvenile, Gerald D. Hunter, Jr., age 16. Gerald is described as 5’3” tall and 120 lbs. He has been classified as missing since June 15, 2015 but several reports have been received that he has been seen in the Monroe area, particularly...Read more
Sheriff Jay Russell invites interested citizens of Ouachita Parish to participate in the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy 2015. The Citizens Police Academy is a 7 week program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office. The Academy consists of eight weekly night classes...Read more
It’s summer time! Where do we all want to be on a hot, sunny day but in the water? Children especially love the water this time of year. Adults are responsible for the safety of children. We know that typically most drowning deaths in children are due to children being...Read more
Updated Information-All three missing teenagers have been located safe and in the custody of authorities in Connecticut....Read more
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