What is a Police Jury? And Other Curious Questions

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Here at the Police Jury, we always get asked the same question over and over again:

"Just what is a Police Jury??"

People ask all kinds of curious questions, like why we have parishes in Louisiana instead of counties, like the rest of the country.
(*If you think the answer has something to do with France, guess again!) 

If you're curious about these types of questions, you've come to the right place.  This section of the Police Jury's website contains all the answers for your inquiring minds! We have quite a few categories, and continue to add questions periodically, so keep checking back for more opportunities to fill your head with knowledge on how a local parish government works!

Please select a category below: 

General Police Jury Facts                      

The History of Calcasieu Parish

Questions About Litter

Police Jury Animal Services Questions                           

 

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