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Colonel Kevin W. Reeves

Superintendent – Louisiana State Police

Deputy Secretary – Department of Public Safety & Corrections

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Colonel Kevin W. Reeves
7919 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Biography Information

On March 25, 2017, Colonel Kevin W. Reeves was appointed the 26th Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police.  He also serves as Deputy Secretary of Public Safety Services.  This responsibility spans an agency of more than 2800 employees, with a budget over $400 million and collections of over $2.5 billion in revenue.  As Deputy Secretary, he oversees along with the Louisiana State Police, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, the Office of Management and Finance, the Office of Motor Vehicles, the Office of State Fire Marshal, the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office, and the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission.

Colonel Reeves, a native of Baton Rouge, received his degree from Louisiana Tech University.  He began his career at the Louisiana State Police in 1990 as a Trooper assigned to motorcycle patrols with Troop A in Baton Rouge. His career in the State Police brought him to Troop F in Monroe in 1993, where he served as a squad leader for the mobile field force and as a case agent and undercover agent on many narcotics investigations and operations for the Bureau of Investigations.  In 2008, he was promoted to Troop Commander of Troop F before assuming the role of Command Inspector of Patrol Operations and Commander of Statewide Mobile Field Force Team in 2013.  Colonel Reeves is married to Kristi Hall Reeves and they have three children – Kaleb, Kyle and Klayton.