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Recently several agencies in Ouachita Parish teamed up and hit the streets. District Attorney Jerry Jones, Louisiana State Police Troop-F, Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, University of Louisiana at Monroe Police Department, and the West Monroe Police Department were all participants in the Multi-Agency Task Force. The primary purpose of the
Date:  Saturday, August 25, 2012 Time:  8:00am - 5:00pm Cost:  Basic Course $100.00 Call (318) 807-1188 for Registration    This is a great class for ANYONE that wants to learn more about firearms including safety, operation, etc.  
OPSO Congratulates Kimora Daniel on her Junior Olympic Success! Kimora Daniel, daughter of Cpl Roderick & Sarita Daniel, claimed her second national title and record in July at the 46th USATF National Junior Olympics in Baltimore, MD, a stepping stone for many of today’s Olympic stars. Kimora, an athlete with
The 3rd annual Bullets and Badges Steel Thunder Plate Race Shooting Competition will be held Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 8:00a to 12:00p. The competition will be held at the OPSO Training Center & Public Range. To compete: •Must show ticket to Battle of the Badges Boxing Event •Must provide
The MedCamps of Louisiana's Dinner and Auction will be held Friday, August 10th at 6:30pm. It will be at the Ouachita Grand Plaza, 501 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA. The MedCamps of Louisiana's 18th Annual Fun Shoot will be Saturday, August 11th. This event will be hosted by the Ouachita
On the evening of 7/24/2012 Sergeant Dupree of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office SCAT Team observed a 2003 Ford Explorer commit a traffic offense and proceeded to initiated a traffic stop. Sgt. Dupree then made contact with and observed a male and female occupant to be acting nervously. Deputy Thompson
On July 18, 2012, at approximately 0249 hours, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential fire at Town East Drive in Monroe, LA. Responding deputies and fire personnel were able to remove two deceased persons from the home. At this time, evidence indicates that the residents were involved
Sheriff Russell would like to warn the public about a scam that has been reported to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office. Recently, a resident of Ouachita Parish contacted OPSO in reference to four money orders and a check being received in the mail from an unknown sender. The recipient was
Child safety seats are required by law in Louisiana because they provide the best protection for infants and young children. However, correctly installing a child safety seat can be challenging, especially with the wide variety of restraint systems, vehicle belt systems and vehicles available on the market today. 9 out
On 7/4/12, Dy. Cody Custer and Dy. Scott Bullock of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office SCAT Team (Special Crimes Apprehension Team) arrested two suspects from a traffic stop on Interstate 20 East bound about the 101 Exit. The deputies observed the suspect's vehicle commit a traffic offense and initiated a
On July 1, 2012 around 1800 hrs, Deputy Donna Norman, RN performed CPR on a 21 year old male at Tinseltown in West Monroe. Two other individuals were already performing CPR on the male when Deputy Norman exited her movie. She then assessed the problem and proceeded to assist. The
Jay Russell was sworn in as Sheriff of Ouachita Parish on July 1, 2012. Russell is a graduate of NLU (now ULM) and the FBI Academy. He began his 28 year career in law enforcement with OPSO at the Ouachita Correctional Center under Sheriff Laymon Godwin. He was then moved