Ronald Doucet serves the City of Ville Platte and Ward 1 as city marshal. Before being elected to the position in 2006, he served on the Evangeline Parish Police Jury for 14 years. He is pictured here with a marshal’s unit located in the parking lot located between city hall and the city court complex. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
Many teenagers feel inspired to become a famous celebrity, while still others feel inspired to become a doctor or a lawyer. Few of them like Ronald Doucet, who currently holds the office of city marshal for the City of Ville Platte, feel inspired to become a public servant.