Ouachita Parish News
All Ouachita Parish Police Jury offices are open, but closed to the public. We ask that you look at the department tabs on our website and contact them by their numbers in order to conduct business.
CLICK HERE for Governor’s Stay at Home order – “JBE-33-2020”
To help answer questions after the Governor’s “stay at home order”, we ask that you review the below links to determine if you, your business or activity is considered essential or may remain open to serve customers.
CLICK HERE for the Governor’s Essential Infrastructure list
CLICK HERE for the Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure list
The Ouachita Parish Police Jury's next regular meeting is April 6, 2020 at 5:30 PM.
Flood Plain Management
Welcome to Ouachita Parish
The Ouachita Parish Police Jury is the governing authority for the parish agencies that operate under the police jury system provided by the general laws of the state.
The Ouachita Parish Police Jury is both a legislative and administrative body. Its legislative functions include enacting ordinances, establishing programs and setting policy. As an administrative body, it prepares the budget, hires personnel, spends money, negotiates contracts and, in general, directs the activities under its supervision.