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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.