New Chief Management Course

Dear Newly Elected or Appointed Chief

Congratulations to you upon your recent election or appointment as Chief of Police. The Louisiana Law Enforcement Executive Management Institute (LEEMI) is dedicated to assisting you in enhancing your professional development, particularly in the areas of your administrative responsibilities.

This letter is to inform you that as a Chief of Police elected or appointed after January 1, 2004, you are required by law to complete the New Chief Management Course offered by the Law Enforcement Executive Management Institute (LEEMI), within one year of your election or appointment. This is cited in Louisiana Revised Statue 33:2345. Failure to comply with this training may result in forfeiture of supplemental pay.

Please contact the LACP office at (225) 387-3261 if you have not been contacted regarding this course.

The following statue mandates new chief training:

  • Louisiana Revised Statue 33:2341-2345 explaining the law.

The thirty-two (32) hour New Chief Management Course is taught over five consecutive days. Upon successful completion of the New Chief Management Course you will receive a certificate in recognition of your advanced training.

All instructional materials will be provided. Dress for the class is casual. We would encourage you to wear your uniform or a coat and tie for graduation ceremonies and a group photograph at the end of the class.


If you have any questions, please call me at (225) 387-3261. To register please contact the LEEMI office.

Stephanie Rispone
Executive Assistant