The Kaplan Police Department is a customer service oriented agency dedicated to serving and protecting the citizens of Kaplan, Louisiana. Our mission is to provide knowledgeable, professional, prompt and courteous 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 Kaplan area.
Cooperation between the Police department, the City of Kaplan and the community at large makes Kaplan a safe place to live. My office handles an average of 10,000 calls for service each year. The Department employs twenty-three(23) people, sixteen(16) of which are enforcement personnel that handle patrol, adult and juvenile investigations, community oriented events, such as neighborhood watch, elderly protection, , and special details. The department also employs four(4) dispatchers responsible for answering the phones and dispatching the officers to calls for service, 1 Secretary to the Chief of Police and 1 Clerk whom is responsible for preparing all paperwork ready to be sent to the District Attorney's office.
As the Chief of
Police, elected by the people, I take fighting crime very seriously. It is my
job to make sure the men and women of the Kaplan Police Department
are truly committed to improving the quality of life in our city and are
working everyday to make Kaplan a safer place to live, work and
If my office can ever be of assistance to you or your loved ones please give us a call.
Boyd J Adams
Chief of Police