SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump is retiring. His resignation will go into effect November 15, 2018, according to the Director of Public Relations and Communications for the City of Shreveport.
Crump began his career with the Shreveport Police Department in 1992. He became the Interim Chief in July of 2016 and was later named to the permanent position.
The Shreveport native and Navy veteran is a Mansfield High School graduate. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Louisiana State University-Shreveport and a doctorate in theology from Inter-Baptist Theological Seminary Inc.
"We appreciate Chief Crump’s service in protecting the citizens of our community and we wish him well in his retirement,” said Mayor Ollie Tyler. “The appointment of a new chief is of critical importance in ensuring the safety and well-being of our citizens and visitors. We are moving forward with due diligence in the selection of the City of Shreveport’s next police chief.”
Next week, Mayor Tyler will decide upon an Interim Chief. A search will also be conducted to find a new Police Chief for the city.
The Interim Chief will initially be appointed for 90 days.