Category Archives: From the Sheriff

OPSO Offers Safety Tips for a Safe July 4th Holiday Celebration

          Sheriff Jay Russell and Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday.  As we celebrate our country’s birthday, also be mindful of safety measures that can ensure your family has a safe and...
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Sheriff Russell Offers July 4th Fireworks Safety Tips

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:...
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Sheriff Russell Announces Date for the OPSO Citizens Academy 2015

  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...
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Remember Our Fallen Service Members This Memorial Day

  For many, the Memorial Day holiday marks the beginning of summer.  Families and friends often gather on this day and enjoy different activities.  Sheriff Russell and Deputies would like to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend. Remember that this is one of the busiest holidays for...
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