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Regions of Patrol

Louisiana currently has nine State Police Troops, each of which is comprised of a collection of Louisiana's 64 parishes (the rather unique Louisiana analog of counties). These troops are grouped into three regions. Together, these regions are commanded by a State Police major and come under the administration of a regional headquarters. Each of the nine troops is commanded by a State Police captain.


Region I

Major Jim McGuane
Region I Command Inspector

7919 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: 225-925-1739
Fax: 225-925-1823


Region I is headquartered in New Orleans, LA and is the most-heavily populated of the three State Police Regions. Geographically, it encompasses nineteen (19) southeastern parishes. It is bordered on the north and the east by the state of Mississippi and on the south by the Gulf of Mexico.

Within the Region I command structure are three State Police Troops, each commanded by a State Police Captain:

Troop A
Baton Rouge, LA - Captain Greg Graphia
Ascension · East Baton Rouge · East Feliciana · Iberville · Livingston
Pointe Coupee · St. James · West Baton Rouge · West Feliciana

Troop B
Kenner, LA - Captain Donovan Archote
Jefferson · Orleans · Plaquemines · St. Bernard · St. Charles · St. John the Baptist

Troop L
Mandeville, LA - Captain John Riles
St. Helena · St. Tammany · Tangipahoa · Washington

Troop N
New Orleans, LA - Captain Dean Behrens

Crescent City Connection
New Orleans, LA - Captain Peter Maggiore

Region I has four major interstate systems:
I-10 (east/west artery)
I-12 (Baton Rouge / Slidell)
I-59 (Slidell / Mississippi)
I-55 (LaPlace / Mississippi)



Region II

Major Darrin Naquin
Region II Command Inspector

437 West Mills Avenue
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Phone: 337-332-8028


Region II is headquartered in the Troop I area. Geographically, it encompasses eighteen (18) southern parishes. It is bordered on the west by the state of Texas and on the south by the Gulf of Mexico.

Within the Region II command structure are three State Police Troops, each commanded by a State Police Captain:

Troop C
Gray, LA - Captain Frank Besson
Assumption · Lafourche · St. James · St. John the Baptist · Terrebonne

Troop D
Lake Charles, LA - Captain Benny Broussard
Allen · Beauregard · Calcasieu · Cameron · Jefferson Davis

Troop I
Lafayette, LA - Captain Eric Duplechain
Acadia · Evangeline · Iberia · Lafayette · St. Landry · St. Mary
St. Martin · Vermilion

Region II has two major interstate systems:
I-10 (east/west artery)
I-49 (north/south artery)



Region III

Major Wayne Vidrine
Region III Command Inspector

5903 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: 318-484-2190


Region III is headquartered in Alexandria, LA. Geographically, it encompasses twenty-nine (29) of the central and northern parishes. It is bordered on the west by the state of Texas, on the north by the state of Arkansas, and on the east by the state of Mississippi.

Within the Region III command structure are three State Police Troops, each commanded by a State Police Captain:

Troop E
Alexandria, LA - Captain Jason A. Smith
Avoyelles · Catahoula · Concordia · Grant · LaSalle · Natchitoches
Rapides · Sabine · Vernon · Winn

Troop F
Monroe, LA - Captain John Peters
Caldwell · East Carroll · Franklin · Jackson · Lincoln · Madison
Morehouse · Ouachita · Richland · Tensas · Union · West Carroll

Troop G
Bossier City, LA - Captain Cordell Williams
Bienville · Bossier · Caddo · Claiborne · DeSoto · Red River · Webster

Region III has two major interstate systems:
I-49 (north/south artery)
I-20 (east/west artery)

Within its boundaries are two major military installations - Barksdale Air Force Base and the U.S. Army Fort Polk. Also, Louisiana's third largest city, Shreveport, is in the northwest corner.