Lisa Johnson, Bossier Chamber president, said, “Producing tools such as ‘Move to Bossier’ plays an important role in furthering the voice of Bossier Parish and attracting companies such as the recently announced CSC.
The organization Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented Deputy Police Chief Daryl Worley with its Patriot Award, which honors employers who demonstrate extraordinary support and understanding for its employees who have answered the call to serve their country in the National Guard and Reserve.
The 93-year-old Urban, who is a member of the Bossier Sheriff’s Posse, served in the Marine Corps during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He spoke to students in Laura Jorgensen’s and Jo Carter’s English classrooms to share first-hand accounts of what it was like to serve his country during wartime.
The Bossier District Attorney’s Office presented the Bossier City Police Department with a check Tuesday in the amount of $9,334.64 from property seized in more than a dozen drug investigations last year..
Bossier City saw an increase in the total number of reported crimes in 2013 due mostly to a significant increase in the number of reported shopliftings at a local retailer, according to crime statistics released by the Bossier City Police Department..
The students also got a chance to experience a drunkdriving traffic stop by donning special “drunk goggles” that simulate the visual impairment resulting from a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent. With their vision blurred, the students found even the relatively simple task of walking a straight line to be difficult.
The two teens also got a chance to use the police driving simulator, courtesy of Sgt. Roff Clary, and saw how shooting targets are scored from Deputy Mickey Rellin, range instructor with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office..