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  • A Career of Service
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington administered the Oath of Affirmation in a swearing-in ceremony for four new deputies in the Sheriff’s Conference Room at the Sheriff’s Command Center in Plain Dealing. “Commissioning the oath is something I take very seriously because behind the Sheriff’s star they wear comes with... more »
  • Bossier Man Arrested
    BSO News Release Feb. 22, 2020 4:45 p.m. Bossier City Man Arrested for Murder, Obstruction of Justice Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a man missing out of Bossier City was arrested Saturday afternoon on murder and obstruction of justice charges, as Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives continue an... more »
  • Attempted Coke Machine Theft
    Detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office need the public’s help in identifying a couple of thieves that was seen on surveillance video trying to break into the Coke machine at a local apartment complex. On Jan. 30, 2020, two unknown suspects were caught on video trying to break... more »
  • A Picture is Worth A thousand Words
    Bossier Sheriff’s K-9 deputies Sgt. Daniel Tally and Billy Williams and Patrol Commander Charles Gray were presented with a special picture from some Haughton residents. Mr. Bobby McClain and Susan McClain presented this special picture to the K-9 team for what they say... more »
  • Special Proclaimation
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office received high praise from the Town of Benton for the last month's fundraiser for Benton Police Department’s Officer LaRandle Taylor. Bossier deputies Mary Kerry and Brandon Masters received an official proclamation from Benton’s Mayor Shelly Horton, Jr. in recognition for organizing the hamburger fundraiser... more »
  • Check Presentation to Officer LaRandle Taylor
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington presented Benton Police Department Officer LaRandle Taylor a check nearing $24,000 from yesterday's hamburger fundraiser. Sheriff Whittington expressed his pleasure showed by the community in helping a member of the law enforcement community. “I think like this really backs up what I’m saying... more »
  • Bossier Sheriffs Office Helps Search for Missing Bossier City Man
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol unit launched a boat Saturday morning, while a drone operator used her “eyes in the sky” to search Red Chute Bayou for missing Bossier City man, Garrett Wilson. Lt. Billy Jones and Dep. Reigan Malmay launched a jon boat into Red Chute Bayou... more »
  • K-9 In-service Training
    Bossier Sheriff Julian is pleased to announce the first-ever K-9 In-service Training at the Sheriff’s Firing Range in Plain Dealing on Monday and Tuesday. Sgt. Daniel Talley, BSO’s K-9 supervisor and one of only a few certified Master Trainers of Police K-9s in our area, conducted the training. “This... more »
  • Bossier Sheriff's Office Receives State Grant to Curb DWI
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is pleased to announce that the Bossier Sheriff’s Office has been awarded the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Impaired Driving Enforcement grant for 2020. The $14,000 grant will be used to increase enforcement of impaired driving and other traffic violations, such as seat belt usage and... more »
  • Detective Recognized For Outstanding Work
    Gingerbread House Recognizes Bossier Sheriff’s Office Detective Det. Debra McKay is like most of the detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office – she is steadfast in her efforts to help victims of crimes and bring perpetrators to justice. She works relentlessly, often times behind the scenes as she conducts... more »
  • Warning! SCAM - Dont Click that Link!
    Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force Warns of Recent Trend in Text Scams The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is warning residents about a trend in text scams recently reported in Bossier Parish. The text messages are disguised as delivery notifications from companies such as Amazon and FedEx but have... more »
  • SEVEN ARRESTED FOR PROSTITUTION, PANDERING
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics/Vice Task Force arrested four people for prostitution and three others for pandering at various locations in Bossier City over the past week. Arrested on July 31 were sisters Shelby Pickard, 27, and Alexandria Pickard, 29, of the 100 block of 15 th Street... more »
  • Armed & Ready to Teach
    Four Bossier Sheriff deputies have graduated from DARE Officer Training School in Lafayette. Deputies Brandon Long, Matt Bertrand, Tanya Boughton, and Dillon Lopez are now instructors for the DARE Curriculum in Bossier Schools. D.A.R.E., an acronym for "Drug Abuse Resistance Education," teaches fifth-graders ways to resist the dangers of... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON TO OPEN RIFLE RANGE TO THE PUBLIC
    Chance for Hunters to Sight in Rifles Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will open the Bossier Sheriff’s Rifle Range to the public on three Saturdays in September so hunters can sight in their rifles. The range, located at 2955 Old Plain Dealing Road in Plain Dealing, will... more »
  • Deputy Saves Teacher's Life
    Bossier Deputy Receives Star of Valor For Saving Life of a Teacher (Go to our FaceBook page for full https://www.facebook.com/bossiersheriff/videos/1779547472160499/ ( award presentation) https://www.facebook.com/bossiersheriff/videos/248900325742281/ (original story) https://www.facebook.com/bossiersheriff/posts/1907217449385272?__tn__=K-R (stills) Last week, we first told you about Deputy Chris Slopak of the Bossier Sheriff's Office who administered... more »
  • SHERIFF OFFICE ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR ONE SPECIAL GIRL
    SHERIFF OFFICE ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR ONE SPECIAL GIRL It was a busy afternoon for one Bossier Parish elementary student who is battling cancer. Emilie Gibson was given an all-access pass to the Viking Drive Substation. Capt. Doug Lauter and staff left the doors of the substation... more »
  • ARE YOU ON THE MOOD FOR GRILLING?
    For just a dollar a day you can rent “The Sheriff’s Grill” for your barbecuing needs. The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office is renting this 8ft long barbecue grill to residents in the parish. If you’re planning a family reunion or a weekend party where you are feeding a lot... more »
  • SPREADING SOME LOVE
    Dillon Brown, a second grader from Legacy Elementary, donates his time and his talent in making these hand-made crosses for anyone who will receive one, but especially for law enforcement officers. The generosity and love of one person can go a long way in affecting an organization. Sheriff Whittington... more »
  • PLAIN DEALING THIEVES ARRESTED FOR STEALING $2K 4-WHEELER
    Bossier detectives still working cases of two other stolen 4-wheelers Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested three men from Plain Dealing for stealing a 4-wheeler and then trying to make a quick sale of the stolen off-road vehicle. Arrested were: • Thomas M. Gay, 19, of the... more »
  • BOSSIER DEPUTIES ARREST SIX FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING
    Assist Two Other Female Victims with Help Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a recent undercover prostitution operation by agents with the Bossier Sheriff/Bossier Police Narcotics Task Force led to the arrest of six people involved in human trafficking after the females were transported to Louisiana from Little Rock... more »
  • BOSSIER DETECTIVES WORKING ANOTHER CASE OF 4-WHEELER THEFT, THIS TIME IN SOUTH BOSSIER
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives continue their investigation into 4-wheeler thefts, this time asking the public’s help in the case of a 4-wheeler that was stolen from a residence in south Bossier over the weekend. Someone stole a 2012 orange Arctic Cat 4-wheeler from a residence on 100 block of... 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 »