Police Jury declares state of emergency

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Bossier Parish Police Jury President Jimmy Cochran has declared a State of Emergency due to the Statewide Stay at Home Executive Order issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, Proclamation Number 33 JBE 2020 in response to the threat posed by COVID-19. 

“In accordance with said declaration, the Bossier Parish Courthouse will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 22, 2020, beginning at 5:00 p.m., and will remain closed through Sunday, April 12, 2020,” according to a press release.

“The Bossier Parish Police Jury’s office will remain open with minimal staff and other essential employees to ensure that any emergency needs of the public are met to the best of our ability through this difficult time. The police jury office may be contacted at 318-965-2329.”

In addition, the Police Jury release read the public will need to contact each individual department/agency within the courthouse to determine their hours of operation, if any. Their contact information may be found on the police jury website at www.bossierparishla.gov.