State Police Commission

Name State Police Commission
Contact Person Ms. Cathy Derbonne - Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 66555
Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6555
Phone Number 225-925-7007
Fax Number 225-925-7058
Board Email
Legal Authority Article10, Section 41, et seq
Year Created 1974
Organizational Placement The State Police Commission is one agency, one program and one activity.
Purpose/Function The State Police Commission was created by constitutional amendment to provide an independent civil service system for all regularly commissioned full-time law enforcement officers employed by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of State Police, or it's successor, who are graduates of the State Police training academy of instruction and are vested with full state police powers, as provided by law, and persons to become such offices. The mission of the Administration program is to provide a separate merit system for the commissioned officers of Louisiana State Police. In accomplishing this mission, the program administers entry-level cadet examinations and promotional examinations, process personnel actions, issue certificates of eligibles, schedule appeal hearings and pay hearings. The goals of Administration Program are as follows: I. Appeals - merit system, the State Police Service Article, the State Police Commission Rules, existing jurisprudence
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 7
Estimated number in current year: 12
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $1200
  Current year budgeted: $2000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $5543
  Current year budgeted: $6000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency: Louisiana State Police Commission
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Louisiana State Police Commission
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name: State Police Commission
  Budget Schedule Number: 17-563
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