The Vernon Parish Police Jury was established in 1871. The proud home of JRTC & Fort Polk, Vernon Parish has an area of approximately 1,342 square miles (1328 sq. miles of which is land and the remaining 13 sq. miles is water). According to the 2010 Census, Vernon Parish has a population of 52,334.
The Vernon Parish Police Jury is composed of 12 Police Jurors, each representing a district in the parish and a Secretary/Treasurer that oversees the financial and administrative operations for the parish.
The Vernon Parish Police Jury meets in Regular Session on the third Monday of every month at 10:00am and the Committee Meeting is on the second Monday of every month at 5:00pm. Both meetings take place at the Parish Government Complex Building, 2nd Floor, 300 S. 3rd Street, Leesville, Louisiana.