Chief of Police
Baton Rouge Police Department
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Chief Murphy J. Paul, Jr. retired from the Louisiana State Police (LSP) as a Deputy Superintendent with more than 26 years in law enforcement. Chief Paul held several management and leadership position including oversight of Gaming Operations, Criminal Investigations, Special Investigations, Internal Affairs and the Fusion Center. Chief Paul was appointment as the Chief of Police of Baton Rouge Police Department in January, 2018. The Baton Rouge Police Department’s workforce comprises 883 positions of which 698 are sworn, police officers. The police department serves a population of approximately 230,000 residents within a 79 square-mile area.
Chief Paul has served on several boards and commissions, such as the Louisiana Governor’s Drug Policy Board, the JTTF, RCTA, the Gulf Coast HIDTA Board and the IACP Board of Director’s. Chief Paul received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Loyola University in New Orleans, LA, and is a graduate of the #223 FBI National Academy #223 and the FBI National Executive Institute (XLII).
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