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Article X: Part IV- State Police Service

Louisiana State Police Commission

The State Police Service is established and includes 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, under provisions of Article X, Part IV, Sec 41 of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974.

Our mission is to provide a separate merit system for the commissioned officers of Louisiana State Police. In accomplishing this mission, the program administers entry level law enforcement examinations and promotional examinations; process personnel actions; issue certificates of eligibles; schedule appeal hearings on disciplinary matters on a monthly basis and pay hearings when necessary. 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 enable the Office of State Police to meet the staffing needs in a timely fashion by hiring and promoting the best qualified applicants.

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, Louisiana 70896


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Request General Information email to: dgivens@laspc.com

Commission Staff

Debbie Givens
Program Manager

Christy Cephus
Test Analyst

Cathy Derbonne
Executive Director

Last Modified: 05/11/2016