OPSO Mourns Passing of Retired Cpl. Sam Rainwater




In January, 1993, Sam Rainwater began his career at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office after serving over 20 years as an educator in Ouachita Parish.  Deputy Rainwater was assigned to the Identification Section.  During his career with OPSO, Sam attended many training seminars and enhanced his knowledge in the evidence collection field, later being assigned to the OPSO Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Sam was considered very knowledgeable in his field of work and received many letters of commendation. Cpl. Rainwater retired from the OPSO in 2009 after completing 16 years of service. He was very well respected by his peers and will be missed by his many friends and co-workers.