Public Affairs Programs

Sudden Impact Program

Four-time national award winning program, the Sudden Impact Program is an interactive, hospital-based presentation for young drivers during their sophomore year of high school. The program presents the consequences of poor decisions behind the wheel while encouraging and reinforcing healthy behaviors. Throughout the day, significant messages are delivered with variable viewpoints by Louisiana State Police, trauma personnel, and motor vehicle crashes. Contact your local LSP Public Information Officer in order to schedule your school for this life-changing program. The program is free of charge.

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Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats

Car Seat Technicians are available across the state to help you properly install and harness your child. This is a free service. Updated events and current information is posted on the Buckle Up Louisiana Facebook page.

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Public Affairs Unit personnel, including supervisors, are certified as child passenger safety technicians/instructors by Safe Kids Worldwide. Each Patrol Troop operates as a certified child passenger safety checkup station. The Public Affairs Unit PIOs coordinate/participate in at least one passenger safety checkup event every month. For more information on where technicians are in your area, please visit LHSC

Through the development and use of various safety campaigns, the Department has received recognition by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Chief's, and the United Safety Education Officers (USEOW) workshop.

Other Topics

PIOs are available upon request to discuss numerous topics which affect public safety, including:

  • Impaired Driving
  • Distracted Driving
  • Seatbelts and Child Safety Seats
  • Personal Safety
  • Internet Safety
  • Drivers Education
  • Firearm Safety
  • Destructive Decisions
  • LSP Static Displays
  • Recruiting
  • Active Shooter Awareness

For any other topics, contact your local LSP Public Information Officer.