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Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Selects Deputy of the Year

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...
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OPSO Mourns Passing of Retired Cpl. Sam Rainwater

      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...
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Sheriff Russell Warns of False U. S. Treasury Notifications

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...
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Sheriff Russell Offers Safety Tips for Homes During the Holiday Season

  Sheriff Jay Russell reminds everyone not to let the rush and excitement of the holiday season make you careless in protecting your home from potential criminals. Sheriff Russell and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office offer the following tips that can help you be more careful, prepared and aware during...
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