Ouachita Parish authorities experiencing phone service interruption

Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 7:18 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2023 at 10:03 AM CDT
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - UPDATE: OPSO says their phones are back in service at this time.

Ouachita Parish authorities have been experiencing a phone service outage since September 14. Multiple law enforcement agencies say their phones are down.

Crews are working to restore service quickly. Authorities say this outage includes a large portion of Ouachita Parish.

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office says the office’s main number (318-329-1200) is not working at this time. OPSO says you can contact them at (318)-324-2500.

Monroe Police Department says to call 911 in the event of an emergency.

Ouachita Parish Clerk of Court says you can call through their landline only.

This story will be updated as the phone service is restored.