Although it is estimated there are more than 800 million parking spaces in the United States (that's about three for every automobile), finding one during the busy holiday season is often a challenge. Airports, shopping malls, train stations and downtown parking facilities seem packed.
Upon arriving to the scene of the radio collar off of Pete Davis Road in Wildsville in Concordia Parish, agents found the collar and a burn pile next to the collar containing bear parts. Agents also noticed an abandoned, broken-down pickup truck on the property that they later found belonged to Moreland.
The guest speaker was the Honorable Judge Scott Crichton, Caddo District Judge First Judicial District. The academy is hosted by Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and teaches officer survival skills, legal issues, weapons qualifications, physical fitness, chemical weapons and more.
As we move into the holiday season, historically Shreveport has seen increases in some crimes, including armed robberies. While the total number of robberies reported through the end of October has seen a 7 percent decrease this year when compared to the same period in 2012, the Robbery Inter vention.
For several years, Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has taken a lead role in insuring the safety of citizens at local churches. Now, as the busy holiday season approaches, the Caddo Sheriff’s Office is providing church facility threat assessments and customized training for church security teams.