On December 15th, 2014, Ouachita Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a large group fighting on Cotton Bayou Drive in Monroe. Investigation revealed someone had discharged a weapon during the incident. Two injured parties later came to a local hospital for treatment. One had a blunt trauma head injury...Read more
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Sheriff Jay Russell cautions parents that the holidays can present potentially dangerous situations for children. Some simple prevention measures can help keep your children safe during the holiday season. Sheriff Russell and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office offer the following tips on child safety during the holiday shopping season....Read more
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce Deputy Michael Todd McLain has been selected as Deputy of the Year for 2014. Deputy McLain is a seven year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and currently assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division. Deputy McLain was selected by OPSO supervisors based...Read more
In January, 1993, Sam Rainwater began his career at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office after serving over 20 years as an educator in Ouachita Parish. Deputy Rainwater was assigned to the Identification Section. During his career with OPSO, Sam attended many training seminars and enhanced his knowledge...Read more
Sheriff Jay Russell warns of another scam that is targeting potential victims via mail. A recent scam involves parish residents receiving a letter that appears official but has a fake U.S. Department of Treasury heading. It is signed using the name Jacob “Jack” Lew, Secretary of the U.S. Treasury. The...Read more
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