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Hurricane Season & Alerts


Now that hurricane season is upon us, Sheriff Woods would like to remind the community that they can sign up for Nixle Alerts from our department by texting “JDPSO” to 888777 or by going to www.nixle.com . The most up to date information will be available by text and e-mail through this system. Our website, www.jdpso.org , and Facebook page will also have information as this hurricane season progresses.

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is tracking the weather heading towards the Gulf of Mexico and more information will be available as this storm progresses. As a precaution, the Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury has made sandbags and sand available to residents of Jefferson Davis Parish. Self service sandbags and sand are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the following locations:

-Jennings Police Jury Road Yard on Airport Road
-Lake Arthur Community Center (Pick up bag first at Lake Arthur Police Department)
-Woodlawn Fire Station
-Welsh Police Jury Yard across from Welsh Community Center
-Hathaway Fire Station on Hwy 102
-Fenton Police Jury Yard on Estes Road
-Lacassine Fire Station on Ann Street

If you are unsure if you have signed up for alerts from us before; we will be sending a test alert at 5:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday June 19th and June 20th.

Crime Tip Hotline  337-275-8188 or via Email