Chief Raymond to layout new initiatives for public safety

Chief Raymond to layout new initiatives for public safety
Police Chief Ben Raymond

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond will hold a news conference to discuss his new initiatives for public safety. It’s scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. November 29, on the first floor of the Police Complex.

He will also address his personal goals and vision for the department.

Chief Raymond has nearly 19 years of service with SPD, serving in roles that include Special Response Team Member, Narcotics Agent, Patrol Officer, and Academy Instructor. He was promoted to sergeant in 2017, while he was assigned as an instructor at the Shreveport’s Regional Police Training Academy.

He was appointed to be the Chief Administrative Assistant in 2017, where he was responsible for the creation, implementation, and management of the department’s more than $50 million operating budget.

He assumed the role of substitute chief Tuesday, November 13.

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