Uniform Patrol Division
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division is under the direction of Major Mike Moore. This division has 125 deputies with combined service time of approximately 987 years of experience. There are a total of 88 patrol units assigned to this division, which includes 69 take-home units and 19 pool units.
The uniform patrol street deputies are divided into 4 shifts that consist of about 15 deputies per shift, including 2 K-9 Officers that are assigned night shifts. Patrol deputies are responsible for answering the daily calls for assistance needed in our community. There is also a full-time Desk Sergeant that is available to assist with the daily walk-in complaints and calls that can be handled over the phone. On average, these deputies answer approximately 1,600 to 1,700 calls per month.