Lt. Colonel Cordell Williams

Deputy Superintendent

Lt. Colonel Cordell Williams is a 1998 Centenary College of Louisiana graduate obtaining his Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. That same year, Williams began his law enforcement career with the Bossier City Bossier Dept. (BCPD), where he devoted eight years of honorable service. He was the 1998 Rookie of the Year and the 2004 Outstanding Employee of the Year. Lt. Colonel Williams served in various roles at BCPD and received numerous awards and commendations for his distinguished service. 

In 2006, Lt. Colonel Williams went on to achieve his lifelong dream of becoming a Louisiana State Trooper and was assigned to patrol. In 2007, he transferred to the Bureau of Investigation, Gaming Division, and obtained the 2007 Plain Clothes Trooper of the Year Award for his distinguished services. Lt. Colonel Williams went on to serve on the Crisis Negotiation and SWAT team. Again, he used his tactical skill sets to support mission-critical events.   

Lt. Colonel Williams transferred to Public Affairs in 2008 and served as the Troop G Public Information Officer (PIO). He was promoted to Sergeant at Troop G in 2011 and served in patrol. In 2016, Lt Colonel Williams was promoted to Lieutenant at Troop G and assigned as the Shift Supervisor on Team D patrol. In 2018, Williams was promoted to Captain in patrol and assumed the Troop G Commander role, encompassing seven parishes and over 1,171 highway miles for patrolling in Northwest Louisiana. 

In 2021, Lt. Colonel Williams was promoted to Major of Region 3 Patrol and supervised three Troop Commanders who oversee and lead troopers in twenty-nine parishes in northern LA. 

Lt. Colonel Williams is the recipient of multiple commendations and awards, which include the Professional Excellence Award, Unit Citation Award, and Meritorious Service Award. He is also an instructor for the Department's Leadership Development Courses and is an FBI National Academy Session #284 graduate who served as the Sectional B Representative.