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  • FIRST-EVER PARISH WIDE DISASTER DRILL IN BOSSIER
    FIRST-EVER PARISH-WIDE DISASTER DRILL IN BOSSIER Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff’s Office joined numerous other first responders in the first-ever parish-wide drill Tuesday morning. The goal of the drill was to test the parish’s ability to respond to multiple threats, as well as test the... more »
  • FISH FRY TO BE HELD FOR ONE OF OUR OWN
    There will be a Fish Fry fundraiser benefit on Friday, October 28th at 10 a.m. Viking Drive for Bossier Parish Sheriff employee Kim Goldston and family. $10 donation Fish Hushpuppies Coleslaw Baked beans and dessert more »
  • DRUG TAKE-BACK A HEFTY SUCCESS
    DRUG TAKE BACK A HEFTY SUCCESS On Saturday residents turned in 235.84 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs and other medications for disposal for the National Drug Take-Back Initiative. Bossier Deputy Lieutenant Walt Hollis and DEA Diversion Investigator Teri Bass said they were busy throughout the morning.... more »
  • BSO Drug Take-back Day
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says residents can turn in their unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The National Take-Back Initiative is part of the... more »
  • MAN SOUGHT IN CIRCLE K INCIDENT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying the man who entered the Circle K on Airline Drive and Swan Lake Road and demanded money from the clerk. The unidentified man went into the store aroun d 4:40 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, walked towards the clerk on... more »
  • EMAIL SCAM ALERT
    The latest Phishing Email Scam. If you receive an email from a non-FedEx Account, DO NOT OPEN IT !! It has a ZIP File attached that will affect your system. "Courier was unable to deliver the parcel to you. Please, open email attachment to print shipment label. Thank... more »
  • FINANCIAL SCAM
    There is an insidious new IRS scam doing the rounds. They send you a phony IRS CP 2000 form and claim the income reported on your tax return does not match the income reported by your employer. This is meant to get you worried. To confuse you further, the... more »
  • BURGERS AND BADGES
    3rd ANNUAL SOUTH BOSSIER FAMILY FUN NIGHT Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff's Office enjoyed the opportunity to participate in the 3rd Annual South Bossier Family Fun Night Friday night on Rossie Lee Drive. The event was hosted by Shane Cheatham, Bossier Parish School Board Member... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND DREAM HUNT
    BOSSIER SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILDEN WITH DISABILITIES Saturday, Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington hosted two young hunters in the Dream Hunt Foundation Saturday in north Bossier Parish. The Dream Hunt Foundation is a Louisiana-based nonprofit organization that gives children with special needs or who... more »
  • Detectives Seek Public's Help Finding Road Rage Suspect
    BSO DETECTIVES WANT PUBLIC TO HELP FIND ROAD RAGE SUSPECT Bossier Sheriff’s detectives want the public to help identify a suspect in a road rage incident that happened about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. The conflict began near the Jimmy Davis Bridge, continued to... more »
  • Deputies and the Scouts
    Bossier Sheriff's Lt. Walt Hollis spoke to the Boy Scouts Pack 150 at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Benton. Posse member Michael Price was on hand to fingerprint the Scouts. The Scouts learned some safety tips on camping and hiking. They also learned how to handle emergencies like... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFFS DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE TWO ATVS STOLEN IN SEPARATE CASES IN BOSSIER PARISH
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating two separate cases of stolen all-terrain vehicles from residences in Princeton and Plain Dealing earlier this month. One of the ATV’s, a yellow Can-am Maverick, was reported stolen on Sept. 5 from Vonda Lane in Plain Dealing (near Chalybeate Springs Road and... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF ENCOURAGED BY NEW ORDINANCE ON FAKE FIREARMS
    “This is Serious Business; this is not Child’s Play” – Sheriff Whittington Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is encouraged by the new ordinance recently passed unanimously by the Bossier Parish Police Jury that addressed the serious matter of students bringing imitation firearms and weapons onto school property or school... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 647 VEHICLES, NETS FIVE DWI ARRESTS
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Saturday evening into Sunday morning in the 8,000 block of East Texas St. Officers screened 647 vehicles, which resulted in five DWI arrests and six drug arrests. Louisiana State Police, Bossier City Police, and the Caddo Sheriff's... more »
  • SECOND SALOON SWINDLER SECURE IN SLAMMER
    Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a second suspect Wednesday evening for his involvement in the burglary of the Showdown Saloon in Princeton back on Aug. 7. Kyle Sales, 28, of the 400 block of East McKinley in Haughton, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact to simple... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SATURDAY
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday evening into Sunday morning, Sept. 24 - 25, at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish. The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to themselves or others,... more »
  • SALOON BURGLAR ARRESTED, STOLEN ATM MACHINE STILL MISSING
    Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested the suspect wanted for the burglary of the Showdown Saloon in Princeton that occurred back on Aug. 7. David Keith, 34, of the 800 block of Highway 614 in Haughton, was arrested Sept. 1 and charged with simple burglary and... more »
  • Missing boy found
    A three-year old boy, the object of an intensive search this morning, has been located unharmed. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said deputies used tracking dogs and received help from a Life Air helicopter to search for three-year old Jayden Tatom. He was reported missing... more »
  • OPERATION SANTA CLAUS HOSTS 5K RUN, Raising Funds to Provide Christmas Gifts to Area Children less Fortunate
    It's time to lace your running shoes and join first responders and media personalities for the Operation Santa Claus 5K Run on Saturday, Sept. 10, to help raise funds to provide Christmas gifts for children who are less fortunate right here in northwest Louisiana. Our motto... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON TO OPEN RIFLE RANGE TO PUBLIC, Hunters Can Sight in Rifles in Safe Environment
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will open the Bossier Sheriff's Office rifle range to the public on three weekends in September so hunters can sight in their rifles. The range, located at 2955 Old Plain Dealing Road in Plain Dealing, will be open on these dates and... more »
  • BOSSIER PARISH SHERIFF'S TRAINING ACADEMY CLASS 016 BEGINS P.O.S.T. COURSE
    Twenty-six recruits from various agencies began training to become certified P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) law enforcement officers today, as Class 016 began its 12-week course. The academy is operated by Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff's Office. Recruits learn officer survival skills,... more »
  • BOSSIER PARISH SHERIFF'S TRAINING ACADEMY CLASS 016 BEGINS FRIDAY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff's Office will welcome 26 recruits Friday morning as they begin training at the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office Training Academy in their quest to become certified law enforcement officers. Eleven different law enforcement agencies make up Class 016, which... more »
  • UPDATE: TEEN FOUND - BOSSIER SHERIFF'S DETECTIVES SEEK RUNAWAY HAUGHTON TEEN
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a Bossier Parish teenager who is missing and presumed to have run away from home. Justin Dwayne Sharpley, 16, of the 1500 block of Hwy. 614 in Haughton, was last seen at the Red... more »
  • (UPDATE) CELL PHONE THIEF ARRESTED - TRIO OF THIEVES SWIPE CELL PHONE ACCIDENTALLY LEFT ON CIRCLE K COUNTER BY ANOTHER LADY
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying three people involved in the theft of a cell phone that another customer accidentally left on the counter of a Haughton Circle K just 30 minutes earlier. Bossier deputies were dispatched to the Circle K... more »
  • BOSSIER PARISH SCHOOLS FIRST DAY MONDAY, Sheriff's Office Reminds Motorists of School Zone and Bus Safety
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is encouraging all motorists to be mindful of school zones and school bus safety as children return to school Monday in Bossier Parish. With safety of children a primary concern for the Bossier Sheriff's Office, patrol deputies will be out and about... more »
  • MAN ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO MURDER EX-GIRLFRIEND, HER PARENTS
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office arrested a 19-year Natchitoches man earlier this week for attempting to murder his ex-girlfriend and her parents in south Bossier. Zachary P. Braley of the 200 block of Percy St. in Natchitoches was charged with three... more »
  • BOSSIER DEPUTY TERMINATED FOLLOWING ARREST
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington has terminated a Bossier deputy following his arrest for mishandling a case involving a juvenile while serving as a school resource officer. Michael Freeman, 45, was arrested on one count each of Obstruction of Justice and Malfeasance in Office following an investigation... more »
  • NATIONAL VFW PRESENTS LIFESAVING AWARD TO FIVE BOSSIER DEPUTIES
    The head man at the national Veterans of Foreign Wars is impressed by the exploits of five Bossier deputies who saved lives during the flooding disaster in Bossier Parish earlier this year. National Commander John Biedrzycki Jr. sent the VFW Lifesaving Awards for presentation to the... more »
  • GROUP OF BOSSIER RESIDENTS BRING GIFT BAGS FOR DEPUTIES
    A group of men, women and children came to the Bossier Sheriff's Viking Substation, Bossier City, today to hand out gifts of appreciation to the entire night shift of patrol deputies. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said, "It really touches our hearts to see such an outpouring... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVES 16 QUIKCLOT BELT TRAUMA KITS
    Blue Forever, Inc., a local non-profit located in Haughton, La., donated 16 QuikClot Belt Trauma Kits to the Bossier Sheriff's Office during Tuesday evening's Bossier City Council meetings. Kellie Abbott, a 2013 graduate of Haughton High School and senior at Mississippi State University, is the founder... more »
  • BOSSIER DEPUTIES DEPART FOR BATON ROUGE
    Ten Bossier deputies departed for Baton Rouge this afternoon, to provide support for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office during the civil unrest in the state's capital. The 13 Bossier deputies who deployed to Baton Rouge July 11 had returned home safely last week. The new... more »
  • BOSSIER DETECTIVES ARREST SUSPECT WANTED FOR ROBBING HALF-DOZEN SUBWAY RESTAURANTS IN FIVE STATES
    A call to the Bossier Sheriff's Office by a concerned resident about a suspicious person in his north Bossier Parish neighborhood led to the arrest of a man wanted for robbing a half-dozen Subway restaurants, stealing trucks and using another person's identity to get dental work.... more »
  • BOSSIER INMATES PICK 35K POUNDS OF VEGGIES, Harvest Wraps Up Soon For Food That Some 1,400 Inmates Will Eat
    Inmates at the Bossier Sheriff's Office Corrections Facilities have been working hard over the past few weeks to harvest the vegetables that will end up on their own plates for chow time at the jail. Everything from tomatoes to corn, squash to cucumbers, have been planted,... more »
  • Sheriff Swears in Posse
    SHERIFF WHITTINGTON SWEARS IN POSSE MEMBERS Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington held a swearing in ceremony Thursday night for members of the Bossier Sheriff’s Posse at the Viking Drive Substation, Bossier City. Eight... more »
  • UPDATE: JEANNE GRABENER TURNED HERSELF INTO THE BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE AROUND NOON TODAY - SHREVEPORT WOMAN WANTED FOR UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY OF AN INHABITED DWELLING
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is seeking the public's help in locating a woman wanted for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling. Detectives said Jeanne Nicole Grabener, 33, is wanted for forcefully entering a home in Haughton on July 3, 2016. According to detectives, Grabener went to... more »
  • BOSSIER DEPUTIES DEPART FOR BATON ROUGE
    Thirteen deputies with the Bossier Sheriff's Office departed for Baton Rouge Monday morning to provide support and augment the law enforcement agencies as part of the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association Task Force during the civil unrest in the state's capital. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington briefed the deputies... more »
  • TEEN BOY DIES IN DROWNING ACCIDENT AT BLACK BAYOU
    A teenage boy died Sunday afternoon during a drowning accident in Cypress Black Bayou near the Palmetto boat launch on Old Palmetto Road in Benton. Bossier Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the scene just before 6 p.m. after they were notified a young teenager had jumped... more »
  • BOSSIER OFFICIALS URGE RESIDENTS TO SIGN UP FOR CODE RED EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
    Bossier Parish residents are urged to sign up for CodeRed, a new emergency notification system designed to send alerts directly to individuals quickly. Parish officials said the system will be used to send emergency notifications and information to residents in minutes by both cell phone and... more »
  • BOSSIER PARISH INMATES PICK THEIR OWN VEGETABLES, Its Harvest Time at the Bossier Sheriffs Office
    Inmates at the Bossier Sheriff's Office Corrections Facilities began the harvest of peas this week at the "Pea Farm" on 23 acres of land near the Bossier Minimum Security Facility. The food they collect will then be used to feed some 1,400 inmates at the Bossier... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 34 GRADUATES
    Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines graduated 22 yesterday. Class 34 had its graduation exercise at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation, 2510 Viking Drive, Bossier City. The honor graduate was Colin Wright. The Senior Fitness Award went to Amelia Jones. The Floyd L. Baxter Award was presented to Shane... more »
  • SHERIFF AND STAFF TAKE OATH OF OFFICE
    Bossier Sheriff Julian C. Whittington began his second term by taking the oath of office today, then in turn, administered the oath to 449 employees. In the last election, Whittington ran unopposed. Addressing the staff of the Bossier Sheriff's Office, Whittington cited areas in which the... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 255 VEHICLES, NETS ONE ARREST
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Thursday evening into Friday morning in the 5,600 block of Barksdale Blvd. Officers screened 255 vehicles, which resulted in one DWI arrest, and 12 citations issued for various traffic offenses. Louisiana State Police, Bossier City Police, and... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 34 TO GRADUATE THURSDAY NIGHT
    Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines Class 34 will graduate 21 recruits 6 p.m., Thursday, at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation, 2510 Viking Drive, Bossier City. The guest speaker will be Col. Roy P. Fatur, Chief of Staff, Eighth Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base. Col. Fatur is a... more »
  • BSO UPDATE: WOMAN WHO MADE UP CHILD MOLESTATION STORY ARRESTED TODAY
    Carrie Rivers, wanted for falsely accusing a father of molesting his 5-month old daughter, turned herself in to Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives this morning. She was transported to the Bossier Maximum Security Facility for booking and charged with False Swearing - Violating Public Health; Unauthorized Use... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER CAMPAIGN DURING FOURTH OF JULY
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office will participate in a statewide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign from June 30 - July 5 to identify and remove impaired drivers from the roadways during the Fourth of July weekend. "Typically, there are more impaired drivers on the roads... more »
  • SHREVEPORT WOMAN WANTED FOR FALSELY ACCUSING A FATHER OF MOLESTING HIS FIVE-MONTH OLD DAUGHTER
    She says she made the story up to get the parents mad Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives are looking for a Shreveport woman who made a false claim of sexual child abuse against a man involving his 5-month old female child. Her fake accusation caused an... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Thursday evening into Friday morning, June 30-July 1, at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish. The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to... more »
  • ILLEGAL GUNS AND DRUGS COMBO LANDS BOSSIER CITY COUPLE BEHIND BARS
    Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a live-in Bossier City couple late last week for supplying and possessing a firearm with a convicted felon, along with various drug charges. Eugene L. Archard, 31, and Stevie R. Atkinson, 28, of the 5100 block of Timothy Trail in the... more »
  • STATEMENT BY BOSSIER SHERIFF JULIAN WHITTINGTON REGARDING DEATH OF TWIN TODDLERS
    We are saddened by the tragic loss suffered by the Orr family, and our hearts are heavy. This is a very difficult time, but it's even more so, as they are a part of our Bossier Sheriff's Office family. Please keep Deputy Travis Orr and his... more »
  • SIGNS, SIGNS, EVERYWHERE THERE'S SIGNS
    In an effort to keep Bossier beautiful, the Bossier Sheriff's Office raises awareness of personal and business signs placed along roadways and on utility poles. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington wants to remind residents and businesses that it's against a parish ordinance to post signs on... more »