Fred Washington has been named assistant chief of police for the Tallulah Police Department. Chief Washington is a 1981 graduate of Tallulah High School. He entered the United States Army after his high school graduation and served for 23 years, retiring as a Sergeant First Class (E-7). Chief Washington has a total of 27 years of law enforcement, graduating from the Police Academy in 1995.
Washington served 18 years with the Madison Parish Sheriff Department and has been with the Tallulah Police Department for nine years.
He has been married to his wife Harriet for 36 years and they are the proud parents of four children.