Category Archives: OPSO News

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Truancy Division

As we begin the 2014-2015 school year in Ouachita Parish, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Truancy Division is gearing up to make every day count for every student. Louisiana State Law basically mandates children between ages 7-18 attend school.   Parents are also legally bound to see that the child attends...
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LSHMP Special Appeal Campaign

The Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Board will launch a special appeal campaign involving current honorary members.  The Membership Board will mail letters directly to current members requesting donations.  The purpose of this special appeal is to generate additional funds for specific purposes, such as supplementary scholarship funds and additional sheriff’s...
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Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Hosts Wounded Warrior Day

  This summer, The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted a Top Gun Steel Challenge at the Ouachita Parish Public Shooting Range to raise funds for Wounded Warriors. “It was exciting to see competitors, volunteers and sponsors come together in support of an event for Wounded Warriors,” said Ouachita Sheriff Jay...
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PRESS RELEASE – Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Arson Arrest

  Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are conducting an arson investigation involving a western Ouachita Parish location.  As a result of the investigation, Matthew Alexander has been arrested in San Antonio, Texas on the charges of 2 cts. Attempted Second Degree Murder, Arson and Aggravated Arson.  More details will be released later...
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D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament

The annual Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014. Fishing will begin at 7:00a until 11:00a and participants may fish any public or private waterway within Ouachita Parish. You do not need to report to the tournament headquarters before fishing. Bring your biggest fish...
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