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Louisiana State Police Commission

The State Police Commission was created by constitutional amendment to provide an independent civil service system for all regularly commissioned full-time law enforcement officers employed by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of State Police, or its successor, who are graduates of the State Police training academy of instruction and are vested with full state police powers, as provided by law, and persons to become such officers.

Our Mission

To hear commissioned officer's complaints that their fundamental rights have been violated and to provide decisions that are consistent with the basic tenets of the merit system, the State Police Service Article, the State Police Commission Rules, existing jurisprudence and equity and improve the appeal and discipline processes.

To promote effective personnel management practices for the Office of State Police, to check and enforce compliance with State Police Commission rules, and to provide assistance with federal and state laws, as appropriate or designated. Review, develop and implement State Police Commission rules, perform investigations, review contracts, review and accept or denies performance appraisal programs, and issues general circulars and transmittals.

To maintain an equitable and uniform pay system for all Louisiana State Police commissioned officers. Establish positions, recommend pay adjustments and allocate positions.

To enable the Office of State Police to meet their staffing needs in a timely fashion by hiring and promoting the best qualified applicants. Test and certify applicants for employment by the Office of the State Police.

Contact Information

      Office Address
      State Police Commission
      Office of Management, Finance & OMV Building
      7979 Independence Boulevard, Suite 208
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
        Mailing Address
        State Police Commission
        Post Office Box 66555
        Baton Rouge, LA 70896
          General Information: dgivens@laspc.com

          2015 Board Meeting Dates
          January 8, 2015
          February 12, 2015
          March 12 ,2015
          April 9, 2015
          May 14, 2015
          June 11, 2015
          July 9, 2015
          August 13, 2015
          September 10, 2015
          October 8, 2015
          November 12, 2015
          December 10, 2015

          Last Modified: 03/08/2015