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LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin presents a donation check in the amount of $2,500 to LPSB Homeless Liaison Missy Bradford McEntyre for the LaSalle Parish APPLES Program to assist students with getting backpacks and...

To celebrate Independence Day last Wednesday, several deputies with the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office volunteered their time to help local kids beat the heat by giving out popsicles. Children in the Jena and Olla...

Two escapees from the Swanson Correctional Center for youth in Monroe were captured in Olla just hours after their escape late Sunday night, according to LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin. Sometimes after 10 p.m. Sunday...

The Sudden Impact Parent Session for Driving Schools is coming your way, July 24th from 5:30 to 6:30 at the Community Center located 1245 Fairgrounds Drive in Jena. Take advantage of the opportunity to...

A 33-year-old Jena man wanted by our department for almost a year was apprehended in Sweetwater, Texas last week and returned to LaSalle Parish to face illegal narcotic charges, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott...

LaSalle Parish kicks off the Cenla leg of the La Torch Run supporting Louisiana Special Olympics. Runners were law enforcement officers from LPSO, Jena PD and Rapides Parish along with athletics from LADD and...

      In a small town, two children ages twelve and seven tied up their young friend and tortured him to death.  So badly battered was his body that the only way he could be...

Teacher’s Message to Parents: “Be Involved in Your Child’s Life” An elementary classroom teacher has shared her perspective on violence in schools and how to solve the issue.  As a teacher for 15 years, she has...

A 37-year-old Jena man is facing charges in two adjoining parishes – LaSalle and Rapides – following an investigation by detectives in each of the parishes, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin. On December 28,...

February is……Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Teasing and name-calling:  Teens often think that these behaviors are a “normal” part of a relationship; however, they can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence. Teen...