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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Bossier City Fireworks Law and Safety Tips for Fourth of July

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Bossier City Fire Chief Brad Zagone is advising residents to play it safe and follow the law when celebrating the Independence Day holiday with fireworks.

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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: June 29, 2020

Bossier City Closures for Independence Day

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Bossier City municipal offices, including the offices for City Council and City Court, will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of the July 4th holiday.

City pools will be open Friday, July 3, 2020 but will be closed Saturday, Independence Day,...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Bossier City Fireworks Law and Safety Tips for Fourth of July

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Bossier City Fire Chief Brad Zagone is advising residents to play it safe and follow the law when celebrating the Independence Day holiday with fireworks.

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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 28, 2020

Lifeguard Applications Now Being Accepted for City Pools for this Summer

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The Bossier City Parks and Recreation
Department is now taking applications for certified lifeguards to staff thecity’s public swimming pools this summer. Interested individuals are asked to
call the Bossier City Parks and Recreation office ...

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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 19, 2020

Bossier City Parks Partially Reopened for Walkers, Joggers, Tennis

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Effective immediately, Bossier City Parks are reopened for walking, jogging, and tennis. Playgrounds and basketball courts remain closed. In consultation with the Bossier City Council, Mayor Walker announced the decision this afternoon. The reopening will...

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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 15, 2020

Bossier City Hall, City Buildings Reopen May 18, 2020

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The Bossier City Municipal Complex at 620 Benton Road will reopen Monday, May 18, 2020 along with other City buildings in accordance with Phase One guidelines from federal and state governments. Bossier City parks and playgrounds will remain closed.

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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 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 30, 2020

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, Fourth of July Weekend Safety Campaign Begins Thursday

In an effort to keep the roads safe during Independence Day celebrations, the Bossier City Police Department is partnering with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission in the nationwide safety campaign “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” ...

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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 12, 2020

Bossier City Police Looking for 13-Year-Old 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 young teenager who left her home on Nina Street on Friday, June 5, 2020.

Thirteen-year-old Mariah Venious was la...

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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: May 22, 2020

Vehicle Burglary Arrests Made, Chief Reminds Residents to Report Suspicious Activity

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The Bossier City Police Department Property Crimes Unit arrested three juveniles in connection to three vehicle burglaries that occurred in the Greenacres area including Douglas Street. Detectives arrested one 16-year-old juvenile male and two 15-year-old...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Juveniles, Parents Arrested in South Bossier Vehicle Burglary Investigations

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During this past weekend, the Bossier City Police Department Property Crimes Unit investigated several vehicle burglaries reported in Golden Meadows. The burglaries involved unlocked vehicles. Detectives have been working to apprehend those responsible. O...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

PoliceDepartment Awarded Department of Justice Grant for COVID-19

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The Bossier City Police Department will receive $126,027 in grant funding from the Department of Justice that will contribute to public and officer safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program the dep...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

UPDATED - Bossier City Police Investigating Shooting that Injured 10-Year-Old

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UPDATE - May 7, 2020 – Detectives investigating the shooting have determined that a 13-year-old juvenile discharged a handgun injuring the 10-year-old girl. The 13-year-old is the brother of the victim. He is being charged with illegal discharge...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

UPDATED - Arrest Made in Attempted Armed Robbery

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CASE UPDATE - May 14, 2020 - Detectives of the Bossier City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit identified the man who attempted to rob the Money Center of the Walmart on Airline Drive as 77-year-old Ronnie Dean Seymour of Texarkana, Arkansas. Detective...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Bossier City Police Seeking Information on Whereabouts of Two Teenagers Who Ran Away

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Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Juvenile Division are requesting the public’s assistance in locating two teenaged girls who ran away. Sixteen-year-old Amyia Nichols and 15-year-old Elisa Davis both of Shreveport, L...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Bossier City Police Looking for 16-Year-Old Runaway

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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 ran away from the Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter on Friday, April 3, 2020.

Sixteen-year-old Kierra...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Motorcyclist on Benton Road

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A 30-year-old man from Haughton, LA was killed in a crash involving an SUV and a motorcycle Tuesday evening. The man was riding a motorcycle northbound on Benton Road at Hospital Drive when the driver of an SUV turned left from the southbound lane into th...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Bossier City Crime Statistics 2019

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The Bossier City Police Department today released its annual crime statistics for 2019 which indicate a slight increase in overall reported crimes compared to 2018.

Bossier City Police answered 106,780 calls for service in 2019.

The numbers show reported in...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Four Arrested in Scott Street Homicide

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At 10:10 pm, Bossier City Police officers and Fire Department personnel responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of Scott Street. Police located 18-year-old Xavier Jackson of Bossier City with a gunshot wound to the abdominal area. Jackson was ...

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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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