police jury

Definition of "police jury"
  1. An authoritative entity in a Louisiana parish which is equivalent to the supervising bodies in counties throughout other states
How to use "police jury" in a sentence
  1. The residents decided to write a letter to the police jury concerning the disrepair of local roadways.
  2. The police jury scheduled a meeting to discuss proposed changes in zoning laws.
  3. Serving on a police jury involves making decisions on various parish issues, including taxation and public services.

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