Rapides Parish Police Jury

Established in 1807, Rapides Parish is located in Central Louisiana and encompasses 1,362 square miles and has a population of over 131,000.The Police Jury is the governing authority for Rapides Parish - The Heart of Louisiana.

Rapides Parish Civil Service Office​

Employment Center

View a list of available job openings and to download an employment application.

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Flu Clinic

5604-A Coliseum Blvd.Alexandria LA 71303Friday, Sept 30 @ 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Covid vaccines are also available at most locations. It’s free / no

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Blood Drive

Rapides Parish CourthousePolice Jury RoomThursday, Sept 29 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Donors get a free “GET IN THE GAME” t-shirt. GIVING BLOOD is

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Rapides Parish Police Jury

Police Jurors

The Rapides Parish Police Jury is a nine member body serving as the legislative and executive government of the parish. Its members, known as Jurors, are elected by the voters for a four year term. Annually, the Jurors elect a President as their chairman. The President presides over the Police Jury meetings and serves as the head of the parish government.