Category Archives: From the Sheriff

Sheriff Russell Warns of Phone Scam

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a current telephone phishing scam. Scammers are masking their phone number to show up on caller IDs as a law enforcement agency. Once the phone is answered, the scammer tells the victim they must pay a fine or a warrant...
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Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. Sheriff Jay Russell would like for you to add these safety tips to your check list this year and stay safe this holiday season!   Your Home • Lock all...
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2012 Louisiana Constitutional Amendments

Sheriff Russell would like the public to be aware of some Louisiana Constitutional Amendments that will be on the November 6, 2012 ballot. Early voting starts October 23 – 30 from 8:30a – 6:00p at the Registrar of Voters Office (122 Saint John Street, ROOM 114, Monroe, LA) 1. MEDICAID...
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Sheriff Russell Warns Citizens of Scam

Sheriff Russell would like to warn the public about a scam that has been reported to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office. Recently, a resident of Ouachita Parish contacted OPSO in reference to four money orders and a check being received in the mail from an unknown sender. The recipient was...
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National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Sheriff-Elect Russell advises readiness for 2012 hurricane season May 27 – June 2 National Hurricane Preparedness Week Early forecasts anticipate this year’s hurricane season, beginning June 1 and lasting through November 30, will be a less active season compared to last year. Renowned hurricane forecast predictors Philip Klotzbach and Professor...
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