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  • GOT DRUGS? BRING THEM TO THE BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR DISPOSAL
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says residents can turn in their unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The National Take-Back... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 434 VEHICLES, NETS 4 ARRESTS
    The Bossier Sheriff Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Friday evening in the 4,000 block of Airline Dr. Officers screened 434 vehicles, made four arrests and issued 15 citations for various offenses . Bossier City Police Department and Louisiana State Police also assisted. The checkpoint... more »
  • BOSSIER PARISH NATIONAL NIGHT OUT SET FOR OCTOBER
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington encourages neighborhoods and residents in the parish to participate in Bossier Parish National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6 - 9 p.m. Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, along with other area law enforcement agencies, moved their Night... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON TO OPEN RIFLE RANGE TO PUBLIC
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will open the Bossier Sheriff’s Office rifle range for three weekends starting Sept. 26 for use by the public to sight in their rifles. The range, located at 2955 Old Plain Dealing Road in Plain Dealing, will be... more »
  • OPERATION BLESSING FOOD BANK PROGRAM MOVES
    Sgt. Tina Fruge of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office gives a tour of the new Operation Blessing food bank program Monday afternoon to (l-r) Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and Operation Blessing volunteers, Gene Wilson, Bob Dawsey, Jim Loftis and Barbara Loftis. The program relocated from... more »
  • NORTH LOUISIANA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY CLASS 012 BEGINS TODAY
    The North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy in Plain Dealing began the next Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) class for 25 law enforcement officers today. The police academy, hosted by the Bossier Sheriff's Office, has recruits from 11 law enforcement agencies in north Louisiana... more »
  • FORMER BOSSIER SHERIFF VOL DOOLEY DIES
    Former Bossier Parish Sheriff Vol S. Dooley, Jr., 87 , who served as Sheriff from 1976 to 1988, passed away Monday evening in Bossier City following a lengthy illness. Dooley began his law enforcement career with the Louisiana State Police in... more »
  • LOCK IT OR LOSE IT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office would like to remind residents to “Lock It Or Lose It,” a campaign to raise awareness of automobile break-ins. It is important to make it tougher for criminals to target you and your property. These are crimes of opportunity... more »
  • SUSPECT SOUGHT FOR STEALING SHINGLES
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for stealing bundles of shingles from a construction site in Benton after two other suspects have already been taken into custody. Enrique “Rickey” Palmer, 25, of Shreveport, is wanted... more »
  • BOSSIER SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS READY FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR
    Kneeling (l-r): Sgt. Adam Johnson, Deputies Rickey Speir, Paul Hopkins, Norman Craig, Mike Freeman and Capt. Danny Dison. Standing (l-r): Deputies Dusty Crenshaw, Skip Orgeron, John Jeter, Lane Tuggle, Greg Barnard, Carl Jones, Jeremy Johnston, Ken Gay, Daryl Brown, Kathy Naron, Mike Almond, Ralph... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S D.A.R.E CAR WINS 1ST PLACE
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. car won first place in the “Open Division” at the D.A.R.E. Car Show Thursday during the 23nd annual Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association Training Conference held this week in Pineville, La. Bossier bested three other entries in their division... more »
  • 30th YOUNG MARINES CLASS GRADUATES
    Twenty-nine recruits ranging from eight years old to teen years earned the title as Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines as Class 30 graduated in front of a packed house of 200 people Friday night at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation in Bossier City. Retired... more »
  • FARM EQUIPMENT THIEF ARRESTED IN ARKANSAS
    A man wanted for stealing $27,000 worth of farm equipment from a farm in Plain Dealing was arrested Wednesday morning by the Miller County Sheriff’s Office at his residence in Fouke, Ark. Jamie Lynn Caswell, 35, was arrested on a Bossier Sheriff’s... more »
  • SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN STOLEN FARM EQUIPMENT, PUBLIC'S HELP STILL NEEDED
    A tip from a viewer in the Fouke, Ark., area led to the identity of the man who was in possession of the more than $27,000 worth of stolen farm equipment that was taken recently from a farm in Plain Dealing. Now, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office... more »
  • Young Marines Class 30 First Day
    Commanding officer Lavaro Ramey (right) briefs the recruits on what to expect during training to become Young Marines over the next two weeks. Instructor Kim Elmore and Dep. John Jeter, school resource officer for Bossier High School, assist. Dep.... more »
  • Women's Self-Defense Class At Asbury United Methodist Church
    Sgt. Clint Robins (rt.) instructs while teen, Jack Griffin, plays the aggressor. Catherine Clayton initiates a palm heel strike. Madeline Pfanner listens intently. Mothers and their... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS CONCEALED HANDGUN TRAINING
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is offering concealed handgun training this weekend for those who want obtain their Louisiana Concealed Handgun Permit. The training will be Saturday, July 19, at 8:30 a.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Office range located at 2977 Old Plain Dealing Road in... more »
  • FARM EQUIPMENT STOLEN IN PLAIN DEALING
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating person(s) who stole farm equipment from a barn in the 1000 block of Hwy 537 in Plain Dealing this past week. Unknown suspects entered the barn in the 1000 block of Hwy 537 in... more »
  • WORLD WAR II VETS, YOUNG MARINES HONORED AT "IN GOD WE TRUST" RALLY
    Honoring World War II veterans and recognizing success stories for the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines were among the highlights for the 2 nd annual 4 th of July “In God We Trust” rally attended by 2,000 on Independence Day in Bossier City. ... more »
  • PEA-PICKIN' TIME AT THE BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    Inmates at the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Corrections Facilities began the harvest of peas today at the “Pea Farm” on 22 acres of land near the Bossier Minimum Security Facility that will be used to feed inmates at the corrections facilities in Plain Dealing. Other ve... more »
  • SCHEDULE FOR 4th OF JULY "IN GOD WE TRUST" RALLY
    Click here for 4th of July "In God We Trust" Rally schedule and important information. more »
  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE GIVES MONEY TO BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    The Bossier/Webster District Attorney’s Office presented a check today to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $15,962.57 as part of an asset forfeiture allocation in multiple drug and other investigations. Assistant District Attorney Charles Jacobs gave the monies to Bossier... more »
  • PRESIDENT OF THE LOCAL ARBY'S RESTAURANTS PRESENTED A CHECK TO SHERIFF WHITTINGTON
    Joe Pulliam, local Arby's president (left), presents a $2,500 check to Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington Tuesday to support the Sheriff's Office Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT). Pulliam's son, Chris, is a member of BSO CERT. He and six others on the team recently competed... more »
  • GOLF SCRAMBLE RAISES $9K FOR BOSSIER SHERIFF'S YOUNG MARINES
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines Benefit Golf Classic held Monday at Palmetto Country Club in Benton raised $9,000 to benefit the local Young Marines program. “This was an amazing turnout for our first-ever golf scramble to support the Young Marines,” said Bossier... more »
  • HORSE FOUND IN BENTON, OWNER SOUGHT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner of a horse that was found near the 1500 block of Highway 162 in Benton early morning on June 2. The horse is brown with a white face and found with a green halter. The owner... more »