Police Jury transfers oversight of Homeland Security and OEP to Sheriff’s Office

At the regularly scheduled July meeting of the Jackson Parish Police Jury (JPPJ) the oversight and operation of the local offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness was transferred to the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO). An addtioinal portion of the Resolution was that JPSO Cheif Deputy, Brent Barnett, was to be designated as the Director of both offices. In corresponding action the JPPJ agreed to absorb the OEP portion and add to the Operations Manager salary until September 30, 2022, during which time the Finance Committee should meet to outline job duties.


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