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General Information

How Do I Become A State Police Trooper?

  1. Obtain a Cadet Application form.
    In Baton Rouge, you can pick up an application between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at our office at 5825 Florida Blvd, Suite 1180, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806; located in the Department of Agriculture and Forestry Building. Telephone: 225-925-7007.

    You may also download a printable cadet application form and email to us.

    Applications are also available at the following State Police Troop locations:
    Troop A Baton Rouge 225-754-8500
    Troop B Kenner 504-471-2775
    Troop C Gray 504-857-3680
    Troop D Lake Charles 318-491-2511
    Troop E Alexandria 318-487-5911
    Troop F Monroe 318-345-0000
    Troop G Shreveport 318-741-7411
    Troop I Lafayette 337-262-5880
    Troop L Mandeville 985-893-6250

  2. Complete The Application
    Be sure to carefully read the instructions provided before completing the application form and then provide as much detail as possible when filling out the application. This helps us avoid having to send it back to you for more information.  (NOTE: Applicants using law enforcement experience to qualify must attach POST Certification.)
    ** Please make sure you sign and date your application.**

  3. Submit The Application
    Once you've completed the application, submit it to us either by email, mail or in person at the State Police Commission office between the hours of 8:00 a.m and 4:30 p.m.
    State Police Commission
    Post Office Box 66555
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70896


If you have any questions, you can contact us by telephone or by email.

For cadet testing information contact:
Christy Cephus

Recruiting Resources

The Louisiana State Police Commission is always accepting applications for State Police Cadets.

Please take some time to look at the LSP web page and LSP Recruiting page where you can find more information about the recruiting and training process:

The latest LSP recruitment information is also available on their Facebook page:

To reach an LSP Recruiter, please text "JoinLSP" to (225)777-8162 or scan the QR code to chat: 

You may also reach out via email to