Alarm Enforcement Section
Alarm Enforcement Section is responsible for licensing, regulating, maintaining statistics, and collecting fees from alarm
users in the city and parish. Alarm Enforcement may be reached by calling 225.389.3805 or Download the Alarm Systems and the Alarm Permit Application.
Bicycle Registration Division
Bicycle Registration is responsible for registering and licensing all bicycles sold and ridden in the city, as
well as enforcing applicable bicycle traffic ordinances. This division is also responsible for storage and disposition of all abandoned, recovered and seized bicycles.
Crime Information Unit
Crime Information Unit is responsible for operating the National Crime Information Center computer and teletype system, receiving and distributing advisories from other agencies, and inputting information originating with this department, for
dissemination to other interested agencies.
Criminal Records Division
Criminal Records maintains a centralized record system of all criminal offense reports prepared by officers of the department, arrest reports, fingerprint cards, and all necessary files
and systems for criminal information storage, retrieval, archiving, and disposition.
Crime Statistics and Research Unit (CSR)
is responsible for managing the FBI Uniform Crime Reports and provides statistically oriented data to other divisions and outside agencies
Communications is responsible for proper routing of all telephone calls to the department. This division
receives and processes all requests for police services. Communications personnel also dispatch via radio, the appropriate police units to investigate and assist, as needed.
Latent Print Section
Latent Print's operates as an identification unit, analyzing, comparing, cataloguing and classifying submitted fingerprints.
Licensing is responsible for issuing licenses and maintaining records on all persons and businesses licensed by the Chief of Police.
Technological Support Unit
Technological Support Unit is responsible for operating, maintaining and, updating all computer systems used by the department.
Traffic Records Section
Traffic Records is responsible for the maintenance of a central traffic records system, providing report production, a public counter service facility and, a system for
traffic information storage, retrieval and disposition.
Training Services Unit
Training Services is responsible for the recruitment and training of all prospective and newly hired officers, and the in-service training and re-certification of existing personnel
in all aspects of law enforcement, as well as the maintenance of records relating to such training. The Firearms Training Section is responsible for all training of potential, newly hired, and existing
personnel in the area of firearms safety and proficiency. The recruiting section is responsible for interviewing prospective employees, conducting all necessary background checks and tests, and
providing lists of qualified and recommended candidates for employment, as officers.