Category Archives: Press Release

Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputy Receives Recognition

Recently, Deputy LaWanka Roberts was recognized for her work by the faculty at Swayze Elementary School in Monroe.  Deputy Roberts received the Outstanding Community Partner Award in recognition of her efforts and services at Swayze.  Deputy Roberts is a 6 ½ year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and is currently...
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Sheriff and Deputies Express Thanks

As most everyone is aware, this is National Police Week.  The designation was first signed into existence by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962.   Since that time, various activities have been held each year during this time paying tribute to the work of law enforcement officers, particularly those that...
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Summer Break Is Almost Here-Practice Summer Safety

  Ouachita Parish Schools will soon end the current school year for summer break.  As the students begin the summer activities, Sheriff Jay Russell land the Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office offer these safety tips to help ensure we all enjoy a safe summer.     TIPS FOR...
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Sheriff Jay Russell awards scholarship to college-bound teen

Sheriff Jay Russell announced that Mallory Anne Lynn of Ouachita Parish has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program for the 2014-2015 school year.  She resides in West Monroe and plans to attend LA Tech University.  She is the daughter of Connley Averitt....
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OPSO Range Events for May

MAY EVENTS May 6, 7th & 8th -RANGE IS CLOSED Special Event May 10th is Mother’s Day!  Bring your MOM to the range on Mother’s Day!  Moms Get to Shoot FREE!  Your MOM called and said she wants a Range Membership and a Gift Certificate to a Concealed Carry Class....
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