Deputy Chief of Police

The Deputy Chief commands the following divisions:

Accounting / Personnel Office

Accounting/Personnel Office handles all accounts receivable and payable and the department’s annual budget, as well as all personnel records and actions. Please call 225-389-3811 to contact this division.

Health & Safety Office

Health and Safety analyzes conditions that may affect an officer’s performance or result in loss of work time. Please call 225-389-7820 to contact this division.

Homeland Security

Seek and secure grants to assist with purchases that enable the department to receive the state-of-the-art equipment. These grants are secured from federal and local funding. Also responsible for coordinating emergency management and planning during critical incidents for the Department with federal, local, and state emergency managers through the Mayor’s Office. Please call 225-389-5521 to contact this division.

Intelligence Division

Intelligence Division gathers information on both real and potential threats to the public peace and assimilates and reports such information to the Chief of Police. Please call 225-389-7734 to contact this division.

Internal Affairs Division (IAD)

IAD conducts investigations and maintains records on all complaints of wrongdoing lodged against members. Please call 225-389-3850 to contact this division.

Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor acts as an advisor to the Chief of Police and his staff on department matters, to ensure conformity with existing laws and court decisions. He or she is available to give legal counsel and advice on law enforcement problems to the entire department. He or she furnishes legal advice and opinions to members through:

  • Briefings
  • Direct Communications
  • Formal Instruction
  • Publications
  • Written Memoranda

Please call 225-389-3809 to contact this division.

Public Information Office

Public Information acts as a liaison between the department and members of the working news media. The office issues all formal releases of information and coordinates all relations between the news media and the department, as well as disseminating internal informational material for members of the department. Please call 225-389-3948 to contact this division.

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