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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.
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!
  With the time change to CST on November 6th, the new range hours  shown below will take effect Tuesday, November 8th, 2022. Tuesday-Friday         9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday                     8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday                        1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. (through Christmas)
Today, we held our annual OPSO Halloween Costume Contest.  The event is a lot of fun and each year judging is tough as everyone has great costume ideas.  This year, First Place went to Cruella, Second Place went to The Joker, and Third went to the Baker & Cupcake. Special
Sheriff Jay Russell and Deputies Offer Halloween Safety Tips With tricks and treats fast approaching, Sheriff Jay Russell and deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office would like to make the public aware of some Halloween safety tips to keep kids safe. Top tips to keep your kids safe on
An investigation into suspected drug activity by Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Special Crimes Apprehension Team (SCAT) in the 700 block of New Natchitoches Street in West Monroe has resulted in the arrest of Devin V. Britton. Britton has been booked into OCC on numerous drug charges stemming from narcotics and firearms