ACTION Unit shows quick results during first week

The ACTION Unit, also known as Addressing Criminal Trends by Involving Our Neighborhoods, has proven to be a huge crime deterrent during their first week in service. 

Below are a few examples of what the ACTION Unit has done to better our community:

  • 10 arrests for several criminal offenses
  • 6 arrests for drug related offenses
  • 1 arrests for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • 27 field contacts with individuals out on the streets late at night in high crime areas
  • 17 warrants served
  • 4 recovered firearms
  • 46 grams of marijuana
  • 2 grams of methamphetamine
  • 18 ecstasy tablets

The ACTION Unit is composed of several highly motivated officers and deputies who are primarily tasked with locating and arresting the individuals responsible for the recent increase in shootings.  ACTION will also focus on other criminal activity such as felony warrants, burglaries, street level narcotics, violent crimes against citizens and other offenses affecting the quality of life in Natchitoches.

If you would like to report suspicious activity please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101.  Remember all information given shall remain confidential.  

How to report an anonymous tip via Natchitoches Crime Stoppers:

You can also report a tip anonymously by downloading the P3 Tips app on your smart phone or by calling Natchitoches Crime Stoppers at (318) 238-2388.  All tips remain confidential and the caller can receive a cash reward up to $2,500 for the arrest of an offender.