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Deputy Chief of Police David Hamilton

David Hamilton

Deputy Chief Hamilton has the following divisions under his command.

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Organization Structure

Accounting/Personnel Office

Accounting/Personnel Office handles all accounts receivable and payable and the departmentís annual budget, as well as all personnel records and actions.

Health and Safety Office

Health and Safety analyzes conditions that may affect an officerís performance or result in loss of work time.
(225) 389-7820

Homeland Security

Seek and secure grants to assist with purchases that enable the department to receive the state of the art equipment. These grants are secured from federal and local funding. Also, responsible for coordinating emergency management and planning during critical incidents for the Department with federal, local, and state emergency managers through the Mayorís Office.
(225) 389-5521

Intelligence Division

Intelligence Division gathers information on both real and potential threats to the public peace and assimilates and reports such information to the Chief of Police.
(225) 389-7734

Internal Affairs Division (IAD)

IAD conducts investigations and maintains records on all complaints of wrong doing lodged against members.
(225) 389-3850

Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor acts as an advisor to the Chief of Police and his staff on department matters, to ensure conformity with existing laws and court decisions. He or she is available to give legal counsel and advice on law enforcement problems to the entire department. He or she furnishes legal advice and opinions to members through direct communications, written memoranda, publications, briefings, and formal instruction.
(225) 389-3809

Public Information Office

Public Information acts as a liaison between the department and members of the working news media. The office issues all formal releases of information and coordinates all relations between the news media and the department, as well as disseminating internal informational material for members of the department.
(225) 389-3948

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