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Deputy Rusty Breland, a seven-year veteran of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office was recognized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1809 in Monroe for life-saving actions taken by him at an automobile accident. He received the award Saturday at their annual banquet. Deputy Breland is credited with saving the
Meet Cadeyn Williams, (center in his stand), an angel amongst us if ever there was one.  Cadeyn has autism, but his Mother says though he has faced many struggles, he never gives up. On December 1st, while shopping with his Mother, he saw Christmas donation boxes for needy children and
On Friday, Dec. 9th, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted active shooter training at Woodlawn Elementary and Junior High Schools in West Monroe.  Teachers and School Board personnel were present to learn more about what to expect and what to do should this type situation arise. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s
An investigation into recent thefts of delivered packages to residences in Ouachita Parish has led to the arrest of three suspects in unrelated theft cases. Deputies investigating the theft of packages from a residence in the 100 block of Mila Drive in the Good Hope Road area reported December 7th
  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
Deputy Rusty Breland, a seven-year veteran of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, was recognized by the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce for life-saving actions taken by him at an automobile accident earlier this year.  He received the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year Award at their annual
  Interested in a career at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office in Corrections? The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office is hiring Correctional Officers for the Ouachita Correctional Center. Here is Deputy Aguilar to tell you about what it takes! Interested? Click the employment tab in the menu box for more information.
Are you currently a certified EMT or LPN? Interested in a new career at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office in Corrections?  Lieutenant Deputy Donna Norman explains the responsibilities of the medical staff at the Ouachita Correctional Center and her sense of accomplishment helping others.  If you are interested in pursuing
On November 9th and 10th, 2022 Metro Narcotics of Ouachita Parish, in conjunction with other local law enforcement agencies, began a sweep operation in Ouachita Parish to serve eighty-five arrest warrants.  The warrants stemmed from a several months long investigation into illegal narcotic activity and other criminal activity in Ouachita
Earlier this evening, the West Monroe Moose Lodge 1723 donated Tommy Moose stuffed animals to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office and two other local agencies.  The stuffed animals are donated each year to First Responders and other agencies that often face situations where a child has experienced a traumatic event. 
Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office are once again participating in Operation Christmas Child this Christmas. Boxes were delivered to Fair Park Baptist Church today so that they can arrive in time for Christmas. If you are not familiar with this ministry, click the link below, click Video, then
We honor our Veterans this special day for serving our country. Thank all of you for your service!