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  • QUILTING FOR COPS
    Members of the Woodridge Baptist Church presented a basket of pocket-size prayer quilts to Sheriff Whittington. The tiny quilts will be given to deputies and Posse members to carry in their pockets as a reminder of God’s love as they go about their duties. The quilts were made by church... more »
  • 2 BOSSIER STORE CITED FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES
    BOSSIER AGENTS CHECK 4 STORES FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES, Two in Compliance, Two Clerks Cited The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force checked 4 stores in Bossier Parish on Oct. 25 for underage alcohol sales; two stores complied with the law, while two clerks at the other stories... more »
  • HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS
    BOSSIER SHERIFF’S OFFICE OFFERS HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS With Halloween just a few days away, Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is reminding residents of some basic safety tips to help ensure your trick-or-treating outing is a fun and safe experience. • A responsible adult should always accompany children when... more »
  • 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 »