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Baton Rouge Police Department

9000 Airline Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Dial 911 for Emergencies

Non-Emergencies
   (225) 389-2000
Administration
   (225) 389-3800
TDD
   (225) 389-5453

Carl Dabadie Jr.
Chief of Police
brpdinfo@brgov.com
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ICE Victim Notification
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Crime Statistics
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Crime Maps
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Crime Stoppers External web link not maintained by City of Baton Rouge
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Internal Affairs Summary This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com 
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K-9 Division Honored
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Recruiting Information
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Safety Tips
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Reporting a theft or loss of items such as cell phones, garbage cans



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The mission of the Baton Rouge Police Department is to serve with the Baton Rouge community to prevent crime and to promote the safety and well-being of all.



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For testing and application questions about the
Civil Service Exam contact:
The Municipal Civil Service Office
Penny Stobaugh
(225) 389- 5449
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IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE E-MAIL TO
REPORT CRIMES OR REQUEST POLICE SERVICES!
There may be considerable lag time in reviewing
and responding to e-mail inquiries.

For EMERGENCIES call 9-1-1
For NON-EMERGENCIES call 389-2000

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Left Corner BRPD Press Releases   Right Corner  
08/21/14Internal Theft Investigation
08/20/14Child Abuse Arrest
08/18/14Man Arrested for Multiple Vehicle Burglaries
08/15/14DWI Campaign
08/14/14Attempting to Id
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Frequently Asked Questions

When Was the Department Formed?

The police department was formally established in 1865, just after the end of the Civil War, with the appointment of the first Chief of Police.

What is the Jurisdiction of the Department?

The department is responsible for the enforcement of city ordinances and state laws within the city limits of Baton Rouge, an area encompassing approximately 76 square miles and populated by 228,000 citizens.

How Big is the Department?

The Baton Rouge Police Department is authorized to employ 698 sworn officers, 188 specialists and civilians (including communications officers, intelligence analysts, fingerprint technicians, forensic scientists, administrative and clerical personnel) and 110 part-time school crossing guards.

How is the Chief Selected?

The Chief of Police is appointed by, and reports to, the Mayor. All other police positions are promotional and based on seniority, as mandated by state civil service law.

How is the Department Budgeted?

All allotments, budgets and salaries are set by the East Baton Rouge Parish Metropolitan Council. In 2010, the police departmentís budget was approximately $78 million.

How is the Department Organized?

The department is organized into four major bureaus and approximately 50 divisions and offices.

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