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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Bossier City Council Recognizes First Responders

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The Bossier City Council unanimously passed a resolution commending Bossier City police and fire first responders for carrying out essential tasks during this unprecedented time of crisis. The resolution was sponsored by each of the seven members of the B...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Bossier City Fire Department First in Louisiana To Adopt EleGARD™ Patient Positioning System

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Every year, over 700,000 people in the US suffer a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and the survival rates are dismal, with only 10.8 percent survival when SCA occurs outside of the hospital, and 24 percent when SCA occurs in hospital.  The Bossier C...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Bossier City Firefighter Recruits Graduate Academy Via Zoom

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The Bossier City Fire Department welcomed eight new firefighters to the ranks Friday. The new firefighters graduated with family and friends during a brief ceremony held online from the Bossier City Fire Training Center.

The cadets began their journey to b...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Local College, Mall Donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) To Bossier City Fire Dept, Hospital

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Through coordinating efforts led by the Bossier Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, a local college and mall have donated personal protective equipment to the Bossier City Fire Department and hospitals in Bossier.

The extra suppl...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Bossier City Attains Class 1 Fire Protection Rating

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Bossier City has attained a Class 1 fire protection rating following a survey conducted by the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana (PIAL). PIAL evaluates the fire protection capabilities of municipalities and fire districts to determine a Protecti...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Bossier City Council Recognizes First Responders

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The Bossier City Council unanimously passed a resolution commending Bossier City police and fire first responders for carrying out essential tasks during this unprecedented time of crisis. The resolution was sponsored by each of the seven members of the B...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Bossier City Public Swimming Pools to Open for Summer, Monday, June 8, 2020

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Bossier City’s public swimming pools are scheduled to open for the summer on Monday, June 8, 2020. The pools will be available for open swim only. There will be no swimming lessons and no scheduled daycare field trips. Swimmers will be required ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Playgrounds, Spray Parks, Rec Centers Reopen Friday, June 5, 2020

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Bossier City Parks and Recreation personnel were working this morning to disinfect playground equipment in preparation of reopening playgrounds tomorrow. Bossier City’s playgrounds, spray parks and recreations centers will reopen to the public t...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Bossier City Ball Fields Reopen for Practice

Bossier City ball fields will reopen for practice tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Social distancing and other measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be in place. Mayor Lorenz “Lo” Walker announced the decision this afternoo...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Bossier City Civic Center Open for Business

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In his weekly update, Mayor Walker says, “Our Civic Center is available and open….We are wide open for business and will entertain your requests.” Bossier City Fire Chief Zagone shares some details on plans for events to be ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Bossier City Council Meetings Reopen to Public, Social Distancing in Place

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Bossier City Council meetings will reopen to the public tomorrow. The regular Bossier City Council Meeting will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

Occupancy for the Council Chamber is limited to 25% or 52 people total. Temperature checks will be gi...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Bossier City Attains Class 1 Fire Protection Rating

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Bossier City has attained a Class 1 fire protection rating following a survey conducted by the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana (PIAL). PIAL evaluates the fire protection capabilities of municipalities and fire districts to determine a Protecti...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Bossier City Detectives Arrest Man on Sexual Battery Charges Involving Juveniles

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Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department Juvenile Crimes Unit arrested a man on two charges of sexual battery and one count of indecent behavior with juveniles. Stacey Glenn Wilhite, 52 years old, of Bossier City was taken into custody on a warr...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Missing 18-Year-Old Located Safe

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UPDATE - August 1, 2020 - Sommer Platt, the 18-year-old that was reported missing yesterday, was located in Angelina County, Texas and is safe. 

ORIGINAL RELEASE - July 31, 2020 - Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Juve...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Bossier City Police Investigating Attempted ATM Burglary

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Around 5:00 a.m. this morning, July 27, 2020, the Bossier City Police Department responded to the Chase Bank at 4330 Barksdale Boulevard in reference to an attempted ATM burglary. Officers received information regarding a suspect vehicle on the Arthur Ray...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

CASE UPDATE - Arrest Made in East Texas St. Homicide Investigation

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CASE UPDATE July 24, 2020 - Bossier City Police Department detectives arrested 23-year-old Colton Matthews of Bossier City. Matthews is charged with second degree murder in the shooting of 65-year-old Joe Williams, Jr. of Bossier City. Matthews was booked...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Three Vehicle Crash Claims One Life

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At 11:01 a.m. on July 17, 2020, Bossier City police and fire personnel responded to a three vehicle crash at the intersection of East Texas Street and Old Minden Road that ultimately claimed the life of a 50 year old man. The Bossier City Police Accident ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Juvenile Division Detectives Seeking Information on Whereabouts of 15-Year-Old

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Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Juvenile Division are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a teenager who left her home on Lynchburg Circle in Bossier City.

Fifteen-year-old Trinicia Dudley left her home w...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Bossier City Council Recognizes First Responders

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The Bossier City Council unanimously passed a resolution commending Bossier City police and fire first responders for carrying out essential tasks during this unprecedented time of crisis. The resolution was sponsored by each of the seven members of the B...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Juvenile Division Detectives Looking for 16-Year-Old Girl Who Left Home

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Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Juvenile Division are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a teenager who left her home on Sullivan Street in Bossier City.

Sixteen-year-old Shiress Brown is suspected to be...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

UPDATED - Bossier City Police Investigating Homicide at Scott Street Residence

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UPDATE July 9, 2020 - At 5:58 pm on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, Bossier City Police received a report of a shooting at 1900 Scott Street. Responding officers located a male subject suffering from a gunshot wound inside the residence. The man was identified a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Bossier City Police Seek Information on Whereabouts of Teen Who Left Home

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Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Juvenile Division are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a teenager who left her home on Meadowview Drive overnight.

Sixteen-year-old Nazareth Ramos-Urbina was last seen T...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Arrest Made in Wednesday Night Homicide

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Just before 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, Bossier City Police responded to multiple calls of a shooting at the Pelican Gardens apartment complex at 1820 East Texas Street. Officers located an unresponsive male inside an apartment with what appeare...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Bossier City Police Investigating Homicide

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Just before 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, Bossier City Police responded to multiple calls of a shooting at the Pelican Gardens apartment complex at 1820 East Texas Street. Officers located an unresponsive male inside an apartment with what appeare...

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Posted on: June 20, 2020

Bossier City Police Arrest Man for Attempted Second Degree Murder in Stabbing

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At 11:46 am on June 20, 2020, Bossier City Police officers responded to the 700 block of Butler Street in reference to a stabbing. Officers located a 40-year-old man with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported by the Bossier City Fire Department...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Four Vehicle Crash Claims Two Lives on I-20

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Just after 9:00 a.m. this morning, June 11, 2020, Bossier City police and fire personnel responded to a four vehicle crash in the westbound lane of I-20 between I-220 and Industrial Drive near the Louisiana State Police Troop G building.

As westbound traff...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Medical Condition Suspected Cause of Crash in Parking Lot on Northgate Road

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The Bossier City Police Department and the Bossier City Fire Department responded to a vehicle crash this afternoon that occurred in a parking lot of a business on Northgate Road at the intersection of Patricia Drive. First responders were called to the c...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Arrest Made in Whittington Street Homicide

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Bossier City Police have arrested 32-year-old Terrence Ted Brown of Burchett Street in Bossier City on a warrant for second degree murder in the shooting death of Kalisca Sheunta Williams. During the course of the investigation, detectives found evidence ...

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