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Louisiana Department Changes Policy, Allowing "Neatly Trimmed" Facial Hair

Officers with the Slidell (LA) Police Department will now be allowed to sport a beard in uniform.

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Louisiana Officer Shot at Traffic Stop Expected to be Okay

An officer with the Grand Coteau (LA) Police Department was treated for minor injuries after coming under gunfire during a traffic stop on Wednesday night.

Mounted Police Make Appearance at PetSmart Retail Store

Customers at a pet supply store in a suburb of New Orleans were treated to an unusual sight over the weekend as a horse and his human handler with the Slidell Police Department strolled the aisles saying hello.

Suspects Smash Patrol Vehicle Window and Steal Patrol Rifle

Two people reportedly smashed the window of a Louisiana State Police patrol vehicle and stole a patrol rifle from within the squad car.

New Lake Assault Boats Patrol Craft to be Featured at International Work Boat Show

A brand-new patrol craft from Lake Assault Boats will be on display at the International Work Boat Show, booth #3877, Dec. 4–6 in New Orleans, LA.

Several Louisiana Cadets Injured in Alleged Hazing Incident

As many as 12 cadets attending the Louisiana State Police Academy were reportedly injured—including cuts, bruises, a broken nose, and a fractured arm—as part of a punishment at the training academy earlier in October.

Louisiana Captain Shot and Killed

A Louisiana police captain was shot and killed and another officer was wounded when a gunman opened fire on them at the end of a vehicle pursuit on Friday evening.

Video: Louisiana Officer Gives Elderly Woman a Ride Home

An officer with the Lake Charles Police Department was captured on cell phone video helping an elderly pedestrian into the passenger seat of his patrol vehicle and driving her home on a hot day.

AG William Barr Voices Support for LE, Derides "Social Justice" DAs at FOP Conference

Attorney General William P. Barr delivered opening remarks Monday at the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police's 64th National Biennial Conference. He took the opportunity to voice his and the Trump Administration's support for law enforcement, and plans for how to support their mission.

Baton Rouge PD Tries New Recruiting Efforts Amid Officer Shortage

The number of fully sworn Baton Rouge, LA, police officers is now 100 short of their full allotment of 698, a deficiency that has slowly grown over the last few years as officers resign and retire at a pace above that of new hires.