Deville hosts RPSO candidates in 'Meet the Sheriff' forum

DEVILLE, La. (KALB) - Six of the seven candidates for Rapides Parish Sheriff gathered at the Deville Volunteer Fire Department Thursday night for a "Meet the Candidates" forum.

Six of the seven candidates for Rapides Parish Sheriff met for a forum in Deville Thursday night | Photo Credit: KALB

The event was sponsored by the Deville/Buckeye Neighborhood Watch and featured each candidate giving a 5-minute opening statement about himself and his respective platform.

Following the opening statements, community residents were allowed to ask questions.

"The Rapides Parish Sheriff has an awesome responsibility," Sarah Normand of Deville/Buckeye Neighborhood Watch said. "And we felt like it was important that all the citizens of the Deville Buckeye area had a chance to meet the candidates face to face and know the positions and where they stand."

You can watch most of the forum in the recorded Facebook Live embedded in this article.

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