during a ceremony Wednesday morning with family, friends and department personnel in attendance. Sgt. Washington has been a member of the Bossier City Police Department since 2004 and is assigned to the patrol division..
The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Training Academy, along with the Shreveport Police Department SRT Team, were hosts to the 20th Annual Louisiana Tactical Police Officers Association SWAT Competition. Teams from Rapides, Hammond, Lafayette, Calcasieu, Ouachita, Lake Charles and the United States Air Force participated in this annual event.
It is a proven fact that car seats and booster seats save lives. These devices offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash. However, approximately three out of four child seats are not used correctly.
Louisiana is at the bottom of the list of states when it comes to health outcomes. One tends to see that the majority of restaurants are fast-food, chain restaurants with an abundance of generally unhealthy options.
Another $11.835 million to help purchase local systems and easements came from Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority revenue bonds. Jury members voted Wednesday to approve a certificate of completion for that money.
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is joined by Bossier/Webster District Attorney Schuyler Marvin and Bossier City Marshal Jim Whitman in taking crime fighting to new level with the use of advanced license plate readers (LPRs) technology that will not only help solve crime, but also help reduce the number of people with no auto insurance.
Bossier City Police Chief Shane McWilliams (third from left) administered oaths Wednesday morning to the Bossier City Police Department’s three newest members at the Bossier City Public Safety Training Center. They are (from left) Aaron Lewis Jr., James Wiggins and Briton Hampson.
Thompson and Skinner, both members of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office SWAT and CERT teams, joined other shooters from Louisiana and Texas, which included former Special Forces, Texas Rangers and state police officers. The two Bossier deputies were rookie sniper shooters on the range, but not in their hearts.
“This will be the first year the north complex will be open for play,” said Warren Saucier, supervisor of the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s recreation department. “The four fields have good grass coverage, and the infield dirt work is finished and ready.