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Broussard, Scott Police implementing COVID restrictions

Posted at 4:24 PM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 22:32:47-04

Starting tomorrow, the Broussard and Scott Police Departments are implementing new COVID restrictions.

"Chief Vance Olivier and The Broussard Police Department remain committed to the safety of the citizens of Broussard, in addition, the health and well-being of each citizen is a concern. With this in mind, Broussard Police Department will be altering our operations within the agency," a post on the BPD Facebook page states.

"Effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021, the Broussard Police Department will be suspending all fingerprinting and vehicle inspections at our office. All visitors coming into the Broussard Police Department will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. In-person interviews by police officers may be conducted outside the police department. Payments for most citations may be paid online," the post states.

Call (337) 837-6259 for more information about paying citations online. You can also call if you have questions, the post states.

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The same restrictions will be implemented in Scott, a similar post by the Scott Police Department says. For information on paying citations online, visit and click on the link at the bottom of the page. Crash reports can be obtained online here. You can call the department with any questions, the post states.