- Associated Press - Friday, December 23, 2016

DERIDDER, La. (AP) - Beauregard Parish Police Jury members have voted to give themselves a $400 a month raise.

With no opposition at a public hearing Thursday, KPLC-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2ilAM0T ) jurors voted to raise their pay from $1,200 to $1,600 each month.

It’s the first raise for the Beauregard Parish Police Jury since 1997.

Each juror will now make $19,200 a year, effective Jan. 1.

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Information from: KPLC-TV, https://kplctv.com

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