Category Archives: Press Release

You Better Watch Out, I’m Telling You Why

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department SCAT team has once again begun the annual “Santa Claus Patrol”.  This unique patrol involves members of this unit wearing plain clothes and driving unmarked vehicles to frequent retail stores and parking lots that are busy with holiday shoppers.  The SCAT Team deputies patrol the...
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Bayou Kennel Club Donates to OPSO K-9 Unit

  Each year, the Bayou Kennel Club in Monroe hosts the Cottonland Cluster Dog Show.  Dogs from all parts of the country, plus Mexico and Canada, come to the show to compete.  This year, one-hundred, twenty-three dogs competed.  Proceeds from ticket sales are donated to the K-9 Division of the...
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Sheriff Russell Issues Phone Scam Warning

Sheriff Jay Russell has issued a warning of a phone scam to Ouachita Parish residents.   The Ouachita Sheriff’s Office has received complaints of residents receiving a phone call from someone identifying themselves as working for Entergy Disconnect.  The caller is contacting the resident to advise them they owe a past due bill...
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