Swearing-in ceremony for newly hired deputies

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December 7, 2023 by Ryan Hadden

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington administered the Oath of Affirmation in a swearing-in ceremony for five new deputies that have joined the Bossier Sheriff’s Office team.
The swearing-in ceremony for newly hired Deputies Michael Hooker, Jemel Johnson, Joshua Rushing, Judson Smith, and Shay Taylor took place in the Sheriff’s Conference Room at the Bossier Parish Courthouse on Monday morning. Sheriff Whittington told the new deputies, “It is an honor to swear you in and I welcome you to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office.”
All five deputies will begin their careers at one of the BSO correctional facilities.
If you are seeking a career that offers excitement in the workplace and allows you to make a difference in your community, then the Bossier Sheriff’s Office is the place for you. To apply to be a deputy, applicants must be 21 years of age. However, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office does offer a corrections officer position that requires the applicant to be 18 years of age.
To start the process of becoming a member of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, call the Human Resources Department to schedule a test today. You can reach them by calling (318)965-3459.