All of these were hangings and all were given a trial and found guilty. Whether they were or were not guilty for the crimes they paid is left to history. These are the ones I found, some I have written about before. Russell Brooks - Hung February 15, 1823 for the murder of George Scamp. … Continue reading Legal Executions in Monroe
Tag: Ouachita Parish Sheriff Department
Chee Chee: A Real Jailbird!
Back in 1930, the following article was published in the News-Star. It tells about an unlikely mascot of the Ouachita Parish jail! News-Star, June 27, 1930, Page 14 CHEE CHEE HAS FINISHED TERM IN PARISH JAIL Chee Chee, pet of the Ouachita parish jail, has gained his freedom. He finished serving his term yesterday afternoon … Continue reading Chee Chee: A Real Jailbird!
The Officer Down Memorial Page
This website maintains a database of all known law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Their names are on a memorial in Washington, D.C. Here are the Louisiana officers, arranged by their city or parish department: https://www.odmp.org/search/browse/louisiana Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office and Monroe City Police Department losses are listed here, along … Continue reading The Officer Down Memorial Page