Municipal Fire & Police

The Office of State Examiner has changed their procedures for entry-level firefighters and entry-level police officers.  Applicants now have to apply online to take the exam and then submit their information to the Opelousas Police Department.

Any other applicants for Police Communications Officer, Records Clerk, Fire Chief Secretary, Police Chief Secretary, etc. are to apply with our office. 

Any information regarding any of this can be found on the Office of State Examiner Fire & Police Civil Service website.  

Board Members

  • Sarah Branton, Chairman
  • Scott Roy, Co-Chairman
  • Harry Jerry
  • Phyllis Beverly
  • Loren Carriere

All applications except for entry-level fire and entry-level police officer must be submitted to Catherine Thomas at

Opelousas City Hall
105 North Main Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

Between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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