Category Archives: OPSO News

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office has Resource Officers, commonly referred to as “SRO’s”, assigned to seven Ouachita Parish Schools.  Deputies assigned this duty are commissioned, P.O.S.T. certified deputy sheriffs. Deputies that are selected are expected to be a mentor and role model for the students, be able to encourage positive...
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Drug Investigation Yields Two Arrests

On September 3, 2014, Deputies of the Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation in the Laura Wilkes Road area in western Ouachita Parish.  The operation resulted in the arrest of two west Ouachita residents.  Demarious Dubose and Dextor Dubose were arrested and booked at OCC on numerous drug...
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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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