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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
      Office of Management Finance & OMV Building
      7979 Independence Blvd.
      2nd Floor State Police Commission Office 208
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
        Mailing Address
        State Police Commission
        Post Office Box 66555
        Baton Rouge, LA 70896
          General Information: dgivens@laspc.com

          2016 Board Meeting Dates
          The following is a list of meeting dates for the State Police Commission for 2016. General Business begins at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. All requests for items to be placed on the Commission’s agenda must be in compliance with the State Police Commission Rule 2.15.

          January 14, 2016
          February 11, 2016
          March 10, 2016
          April 14, 2016
          May 12, 2016
          June 9, 2016
          July 14, 2016
          August 11, 2016
          September 8, 2016
          October 13, 2016
          November 10, 2016
          December 8, 2016

          Last Modified: 11/13/2015