Jay Russell begins third term as Ouachita Parish sheriff

OUACHITA PARISH Sheriff Jay Russell was sworn in by Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Sharon Marchman on Wednesday, June 14, to begin his third term in office. “As we begin our new term, I would like to thank the Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office for their hard work and dedication to serving the residents of Ouachita Parish,” Russell said. “Without your efforts, our success would not be possible. I also wish to thank the people of Ouachita Parish for their support and allowing us the opportunity to continue serving you as your Sheriff’s Office.  We are very blessed to have your support.  We pledge to continue the best service and protection possible, promoting an environment of cooperation and trust between the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office and the community.” (Shown left to right: Colonel James Purvis, Sheriff Jay Russell, Chief Deputy Marc Mashaw and Judge Sharon Marchman)

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