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  • EDUCATOR ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH STUDENT
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says an ACT Prep Coach employee contracted by the Bossier Parish School Board was arrested Thursday afternoon for sexual relations with a high school student. Jonathan Gill, 46, of the 900 block of Montrose Dr. in Shreveport, was charged with prohibited... more »
  • Bossier Parish crime remains low while population steadily rises
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington releases 2014 crime statistics for the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office that show a 5.2 percent decrease in crime. There were 851 crimes in the parish in 2014, which comprises 411 person crimes and 440 property crimes. In... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is accepting applications from Bossier Parish students for a $500 college scholarship with the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school student from Bossier Parish and is made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary... more »
  • BOSSIER LEADERS PLANT TREES
    Earlier today, Bossier leaders planted trees for Arbor Day, which is designated the third Friday in January for the state of Louisiana. Keep Bossier Beautiful, a non-profit organization, planned today’s events that took place at the Northw est Louisiana War Veterans’ Home, Carrie Martin Elementary School... more »
  • BLOOD DRIVE, MARROW REGISTRY HELD IN HONOR OF BOSSIER DEPUTY FIGHTING CANCER
    Watch a video interview with Sgt Barrett Lovell. http://vimeo.com/117386521 Bossier Sheriff’s Office joined with LifeShare Blood Centers Marrow Registry Program to host a blood and marrow registry drive in honor of a Bossier deputy who is battling cancer. The drive was held Jan. 20 from... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE, HOTEL STAFF INTERCEPT MARIJUANA DELIVERY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says agents with the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force arrested an out-of-towner hotel guest this morning after the hotel staff noticed something odd about a package mailed to the guest.... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington hosted three young hunters with disabilities from the Dream Hunt Foundation over the weekend in north Bossier Parish. Dream Hunt Foundation is a Louisiana-based nonprofit organization that gives children with special needs or who are underprivileged the chance to... more »
  • BOSSIER DA PRESENTS $40K TO BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    The Bossier/Webster District Attorney’s Office presented a check Friday to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $40,389.47 as part of an asset forfeiture allocation in multiple drug and other investigations. District Attorney Schuyler Marvin gave the monies to Bossier Sheriff... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE LOOKING FOR FUGITIVE
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are looking for a fugitive out of Tennessee who could possibly be in Bossier City after being dropped off this afternoon by his girlfriend. Bossier Sheriff’s Office, Bossier... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is providing an Annual Report that chronicles the past year’s accomplishments for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and is available either online, at the three substations or at the courthouse. The 32-page Annual Report covers July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014,... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 31 GRADUATES
    Photos by Allen J.M. Smith Clockwise from top: Young Marines Class 31 ; Promotions - Commander Lavaro Ramey and YM/Sgt. Rachel Elmore meritoriously promote to private first class (l-r) Frederick Jones, Jr.; James Williams; Makarious Brown, Jr.; Camden Johnson; Ty... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 31 TO GRADUATE TONIGHT
    Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines Class 31 will graduate 25 recruits tonight at 6 p.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Dave Hadden, Senior Aerospace Science Instructor for Parkway High School’s Air... more »
  • Deputies, Posse members and Santa delivered toys to nearly 170 children in Bossier Parish
    See a video: http://youtu.be/J6rI_vbYLs0 Christmas came just a little bit early for some boys and girls Tuesday morning when deputies, Posse members and Santa delivered toys this morning as part of Operation Santa Claus. The special Christmas delivery was made to 167 children throughout Bossier Parish to help provide presents... more »
  • Bossier Task Force Arrests 15 In Drug Warrant Roundup
    Arrestees names are listed below. Photos and names are in alphabetical order: Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says agents with the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force arrested 15 persons wanted on various felony and misdemeanor drug charges during a... more »
  • Christmas Food Boxes Delivered
    See video here: http://youtu.be/mq49_eV9f2M Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington sent deputies and Sheriff’s Posse volunteers throughout the parish today to deliver about 500 Christmas food boxes to residents who might otherwise not have much of a Christmas dinner. At a news conference before the food was loaded into patrol... more »
  • Bossier Volunteer Guild Donates
    Pattie Lachle with the Bossier Volunteers Guild presents a $500 donation to Capt. Doug Lauter of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Monday to support Operation Blessing, the parish food bank program. “Donations like this go a long way to feed the elderly and needy here in Bossier Parish,” said Bossier Sheriff... more »
  • Video of Benton Rotary Club Christmas Parade
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  • Sobriety Checkpoint Screens 400 Vehicles, Nets 4 Arrests
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Friday evening in the 5,600 block of Barksdale Blvd. Officers screened 400 vehicles, made four arrests and issued 10 citations for various offenses . The Bossier City Police Department and Louisiana State Police also assisted. The checkpoint began at 10... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening into Saturday morning, Dec. 12-13, 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... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEEDS HELP IN IDENTIFYING FEMALE KILLED 34 YEARS AGO
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is asking the public’s help in identifying a young female found deceased with multiple stab wounds in Bossier Parish nearly 34 years ago. Back on Jan. 28, 1981, hunters found a decomposed body in the woods about a mile off of... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES TO HOLD NEXT RECRUIT CLASS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will hold the next recruit training class for the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines program from Dec. 20 – Jan. 5 at the Young Marines headquarters located at 1518 Cox Street in Bossier City. Boys and girls aged 8... more »
  • OPERATION SANTA CLAUS BEGINS
    Santa Claus made an early visit this morning with two dozen children from Northside Elementary School at Townsquare Media in Shreveport to kick off Operation Santa Claus, which has provided toys to disadvantaged children since 1984. Shreveport Fire Department, Shreveport Police Department,... more »
  • D.A.R.E. GRADUATIONS BEGIN IN BOSSIER PARISH
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will graduate 902 Bossier Parish 5 th graders from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program at nine elementary schools now through Dec. 17. The first graduation took place this morning for 52 students at Bossier Elementary School, and graduation ceremonies... more »
  • BOSSIER PARISH PROPERTY TAX NOTICES MAILED TODAY
    Bossier Parish property tax notices were mailed today, and homeowners can make their payments via mail , online or walk-in at four convenient locations. If mailing a payment, send it to the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Property Tax Department, P.O. Box 850, Benton, LA 71006.... more »
  • COUPLE WANTED FOR CASHING $2K IN WORTHLESS CHECKS
    The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is asking the public’s help in identifying two people involved in fraudulent check cashing. Surveillance video shows a black man and black woman using worthless checks at local grocery stores in Bossier City, Benton, Bossier City,... more »