Marshal Wince Highshaw, Jr.

A message from Marshal Highshaw

On behalf of the Monroe City Marshal's Office I would like to extend you a heartfelt welcome...

The men and women of the Monroe City Marshal's Office are diverse in skills but unified in purpose. We are passionate, motivated and committed to actively serve our community. We have a strong sense of family and a never ending hope and faith that together
we can work hard to help make Northeast Louisiana a place that we all can be proud of. Whether it's law enforcement, schools, malls, or churches, we are always here for the public we serve.

We believe there is a shared responsibility between the Marshal's Office and the community to continue improving the quality of life for all citizens. We believe in listening to our community, and developing strong partnerships. We invite you to become part of our family and volunteer through one of our programs so that together we may become stronger.


Wince Highshaw, Jr., Monroe City Marshal

About the Marshal:

Hometown: Spearsville, Louisiana


  • Graduate of Westside High School, Spearsville, LA
  • Grambling State University
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (Law Enforcement)
  • Many additional continuing education classes


  • Monroe City Jailer - 4 years
  • Monroe City Marshal's Office - 31 years (Deputy Marshal 5 years, Chief Deputy 20.4 years, Marshal 5.7 years)


  • Listed in Heritage Registry of Who's Who among Executives 2007-2008
  • Past President of the Louisiana City Marshal’s Association 2004
  • Monroe Credit Union Board of Finance
  • American Legion 5th District Lawman of the Year - 2003
  • OIC Volunteer Award
  • Tri-District Boys Club Volunteer of the Year -1988
  • Carroll High School Appreciation Award
  • 10 Year Member of Composite Lodge #126, Prince Hall Masons
  • 2009 Cameo Award


  • Calvary Baptist Church - Deacon
  • Louisiana City Marshals Association - Vice President
  • Magnolia State Police Officers Association - Sgt. at Arms
  • Carroll High Booster Club
  • Richwood High Booster Club
  • Mason MW Prince Hall Composite 126
  • All Sports Hunting Club
  • Monroe Matadors Club


  • Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Wince Highshaw, Sr.
  • Fourteen sisters and brothers
  • Married the late Mrs. Dorothy Johnson Highshaw
  • Five sons and six grandchildren