Carl Dabadie Jr., 47, was named Chief of Police on Monday,
February 25, 2013. Dabadie was born in Baton Rouge and graduated from Baker High
School. He attended Arkansas State University (Football Scholarship) and LSU. He
joined the Baton Rouge Police Department in 1985 as a second generation police
officer just a year after his father, Lt. Carl Dabadie Sr. was killed in the
line of duty.
Dabadie is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Session
224) and has served as Director of Training, Assistant Uniform Patrol Commander
and Chief of Staff. His hobbies include fishing, woodworking and motorcycling.
He is married to Carla Settoon Dabadie and is the proud father of two boys.