About the Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Office
Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Office (Louisiana) is a full service law enforcement
agency that is organized into seven division: Administration, Uniformed Patrol,
Investigations, Ouachita Correctional Center, Transitional Work Program and the
Public Range. The Uniformed Patrol Division "has 98 deputies, with combined
service time of approximately 987 years of experience. There are a total of 88
units assigned to this division, which includes 71 take-home units and 19 pool
units. The uniform patrol street deputies are divided into 4 shifts that consist
of about 15 deputies per shift, including 2 K-9 Officers. Patrol deputies are
responsible for answering the daily calls for assistance needed in our
community. There is also a full-time Desk Sergeant that is available to assist
with the daily walk-in complaints and calls that can be handled over the phone.
On average, these deputies answer approximately 1,600 to 1,700 calls per month."