Chief of Police, Loren Marc Lampert

Chief of Police, Loren Marc Lampert

The Police Chief is directly responsible for the organization and administration of the department, for law enforcement activities, for the supervision of all department personnel, for financial planning and budgeting of funds, for Records-keeping, for public relations, and for care and maintenance of all department property and equipment. The Chief is also responsible for assuring that the proper training is provided for all employees. The Police Chief has the authority and responsibility to carry out the duties of the position independently and is accountable to the Mayor of the City of Alexandria.

A Message from the Chief

Our mission at Alexandria Police Department  is to enhance the quality of life of all who enjoy our great City.  Your Police Department is committed to service with Professionalism, Integrity, and Compassion. Our unofficial motto is “we strive to be better today than we were yesterday, and better tomorrow than we are today.”   

About the Chief


  • Oklahoma City University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1996
    • Admitted to Practice, State of LA & All Federal Courts
  • Louisiana College, B.S. - Criminal Justice, 1993
  • Louisiana State University at Alexandria, A.S. – Business Mgt., 1991
  • Alexandria Regional Police Academy, 1988

 Work Experience:

  • Chief of Police, City of Alexandria, 2011-present
  • 14 years experience as Felony Prosecutor, 1997-2011
    • Chief Narcotics Prosecutor, 10 years
    • Head of Career Criminal Task Force (Project 50), 2 years
  • Lasalle Parish Sheriff’s Department, 2009-2011 (legal officer-volunteer)
  • Alexandria Police Department, 1988-1994
    • Patrol
    • Narcotics
    • Warrants
    • Academy, Certified Defensive Tactics & Use of Force Instructor
  • Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Department, 1986-1988 & 1997-2011
    • Patrol
    • Communications
    • Commissioned Volunteer Deputy Sheriff as Prosecutor


  • International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • LA Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Red River Delta Law Enforcement Planning District, Executive Board
  • Board of Directors, LA District Attorney’s Association, 12 years
  • Past President of the Assistant District Attorneys Section of the LDAA
  • 2002-2003 LA Prosecutor of the Year (LA Narcotics Officers Association)
  • National District Attorneys’ Association, 14 years
  • Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice – Louisiana College, 2008-present
  • Frequent lecturer and trainer for judges, attorneys, prosecutors and law enforcement - in fields of 4th Amendment, Use of Force, Criminal Procedure, Trial Practice & Police Administration
  • Board of Directors, Crime stoppers of Central Louisiana – 1997-present




Contact Information

The Chief of Police of the Alexandria Police Department can be contacted at: