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Willie Shaw  
Title: Chief of Police
Phone: 318-673-6900
Chief Willie L. Shaw, Jr.

The Shreveport Police Department is a customer service oriented agency dedicated to serving and protecting the citizens of Shreveport, Louisiana. Our mission is to provide outstanding police services by working in partnership with the community and to maintain a safe environment that contributes to the quality of life for all citizens in the Shreveport area.

Cooperation between the department, the City of Shreveport and the community at large makes Shreveport a dynamic, diverse and exciting place. The Shreveport Police Department handles more than 250,000 calls for service each year. Roughly 575 sworn police officers are employed, handling everything from patrol to investigations to traffic enforcement.

The City of Shreveport, known by many as the home of the Camping World Independence Bowl, plays host to dozens of fairs, festivals and parades each year. The department works hard to ensure that visitors, as well as residents, have a fun and safe time at all of these events.

The Shreveport Police Department takes fighting crime seriously. The dedicated men and women of the Shreveport Police Department are truly committed to improving the quality of life in our city and are working everyday to make Shreveport a safer place to live, work and play.

We hope you enjoy this web site, which features the latest news from the department, as well as crime statistics, crime prevention tips and answers to a few of the questions we are frequently asked.

Thank you,

Chief Willie L. Shaw, Jr. 

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City of Shreveport, Louisiana