State of Louisiana, Division of Levee District Police
Captain Bob Thompson, Police Administrator
505 District Drive
Monroe, LA 71202
The Volunteer Program consists of a Reserve Unit of Louisiana State Police commissioned police officers that augment the resources of the District and provide manpower for a large variety of assignments. Also, the VIPS Program consists of non-commissioned specialists that supplement the overall operations in the Support Services Section.
All reserve officers are police academy graduates and possess the same peace officer's power of arrest. They perform the same duties as the regular police officers and are certified and trained in operations such as SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Mounted Patrol, Crime Scene Investigations and other areas of specialization.
The Support Section consists of specialists such as Chaplain, SRT/Division Physician, Paramedic, Crime Prevention Officer, Recovery Divers, Aircraft Pilots and others.
Also, the Support Section includes volunteer members that participate in communication operations and administrative activities.
Date established: April 2007
Number of volunteers: 20
Hours volunteers contributed last year: 4,500
Last updated: 5/11/2011