Useful Links

Local

State

  • Louisiana State Police
    The Louisiana State Police ensures the safety and security of the people in the state through enforcement, education, and providing of other essential public safety services.
  • Arkansas State Police
    The mission of the Arkansas State Police is to protect human life and property in the State of Arkansas by providing the highest quality of law enforcement services to the citizens of Arkansas
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
    The Texas Department of Public Safety seeks to preserve order by protecting lives, rights, property and privileges of the residents of this state.
  • Louisiana State Police Right-to-Know Unit
    TIERII legislation and filing information for Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) regulated facilities in Louisiana.
  • E-Team
    Parish reporting of tasks, requests and responsibilities during emergencies and exercises to State OHSEP in Baton Rouge.
  • Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
  • Louisiana Chemical Network - Electronic TIERII Filing
    The Louisiana State Police has developed the Louisiana Chemical Network ( LCN ) as a component of the LSP Hazardous Materials Program. The Louisiana Chemical Network is about processing and communicating TIERII chemical reporting forms over the Internet.
  • Louisiana Road Closures
    Listing of road closures by LSP Troop Region for the state.
  • Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
    The Department of Health and Hospitals is dedicated to fulfilling its mission through direct provision of quality services, the development and stimulation of services of others, and the utilization of available resources in the most effective manner.
  • Louisiana Office of Public Health
    The mission of the LDHH - Office of Public Health is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.
  • Louisiana Hospital Association
    Established in 1926, the Louisiana Hospital Association is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state.
  • Louisiana Chemical Association
    LCA's mission is to promote a positive climate for chemical manufacturing that ensures long-term economic growth.
  • Red River Waterway Commission
    Under the guidance of the Red River Waterway Commission, the River provides both recreational and commercial opportunities to Louisiana residents. The Red River is a vital source for economic development essential to the future of our state.
  • State of Louisiana
    Discover the vast historical and cultural information about Louisiana, including Louisiana's heritage and state history, Louisiana facts, Louisiana Folklife, and music. Also browse through general information ranging from maps, parish profiles, and state constitution and symbols to Louisiana's college and university information.
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
    The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with the responsibility of managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources.
  • Louisiana Office of Conservation The Office of Conservation has primary statutory responsibility for regulation and conservation of oil, gas, lignite, and other natural resources.

Regional

  • National Weather Service Office in Shreveport
    The National Weather Service in Shreveport is the primary source of weather data for the Ark-La-Tex region.
  • FEMA Region VI Office - Denton, TX
    FEMA Region VI states include Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The Federal Regional Center (FRC) is located on a 20-acre tract of land donated to the Federal Government by the local citizens in Denton, Texas. This was the first protected underground federal regional emergency operating center built in the nation.
  • U.S. EPA Region 6 Office - Dallas, TX
    The Region's vision is "To Meet the Environmental Needs of a Changing World." We are public servants dedicated to improving and preserving the quality of the environment and protecting human health.

National

  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    The National Weather Service is the primary source of weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States.
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters
  • National Hurricane Center
    The mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss, and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts and analyses of hazardous tropical weather, and by increasing understanding of these hazards.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency - a former independent agency that became part of the new Department of Homeland Security in March 2003 - is tasked with responding to, planning for, recovering from and mitigating against disasters.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
  • Ready.gov
    All Americans should begin a process of learning about potential threats so we are better prepared to react during an attack. While there is no way to predict what will happen, or what your personal circumstances will be, there are simple things you can do now to prepare yourself and your loved ones.
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
    The mission of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    Our mission states, "to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats and to enforce the criminal laws of the United States."
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
    Our mission is to safeguard America and its friends from weapons of mass destruction by reducing the present threat and preparing for future threats.
  • Amber Alert System
    The Amber Alert System is a critical missing child response program that utilizes the resources of law enforcement and media to notify the public when children are kidnapped by predators.
  • Barksdale Air Force Base (BAFB)
    Home to the 2d Bomb Wing and the Mighty 8th Air Force, Barksdale is situated on over 22,000 acres of land in the NW corner of Louisiana.
  • U.S. Geological Survey
    Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Our military and civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists work hand in hand as leaders in engineering and environmental matters.
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; to administer and enforce the Nation's immigration laws fairly and effectively; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
  • The White House
    For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency, the United States government, and the American people.
  • FirstGov.gov
    The U.S. government's official web portal.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Leading America to better health, safety and well-being.
  • National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)
    The National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) is a section within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Response Division, Operations Branch, and has the responsibility for managing and coordinating the Federal medical response to major emergencies and Federally declared disasters.
  • Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS)
    An operational system at the local level to respond to a terrorist incident and other public health emergencies that create mass casualties or casualties requiring unique care capabilities.
  • Hospital Services and Resource Administration (HRSA)
    HRSA directs programs that improve the Nation's health by expanding access to comprehensive, quality health care for all Americans. HRSA works to improve and extend life for people living with HIV/AIDS, provide primary health care to medically underserved people, serve women and children through state programs, and train a health workforce that is both diverse and motivated to work in underserved communities.
  • U.S. and World Population Clocks
    Click on population clocks for text versions and additional information.

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are available through the Bossier Sheriff Office, American Red Cross, Salvation Army and Bossier Fire Districts.