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Mackey named interim District 5 police juror

Post Date:05/18/2017 7:08 PM

May 18, 2017 – At its May 18th regular meeting, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury appointed Dr. Charles S. Mackey D.D.S as interim District 5 police juror.

 It’s a role with which Dr. Mackey is more than familiar – he held the District 5 seat for 26 years. He will fill the seat vacated by Nicholas E. Hunter, who officially resigned from the jury after being elected as the mayor of the City of Lake Charles.

 Dr. Mackey was first appointed to the jury in 1985 and served until his retirement in 2011. He’s the only juror to serve with three parish administrators.

 A special election will be held on Oct. 14, 2017 (primary) and, if necessary, on Nov. 18, 2017 (general) to officially fill the District 5 seat.