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Col. Kevin Reeves, La. State Police (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-12-04

Duration: 00:32:19

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Reeves, Kevin W. | Louisiana. Office of State Police | Law Enforcement


  • Reeves, Kevin Speaker


A speech by Colonel Kevin Reeves before the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 4, 2017. Colonel Reeves is the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police. He discusses: the ongoing controversies within the organization related to a San Diego trip, the LACE program, and a recent report by the Legislative Auditor; the importance of professionalism; the recent changes to the disciplinary process for troopers; the need for accountability within their agency; their need for more equipment and technology for troopers; and the work of the State Police Crime Lab and Fusion Center. He also answers questions from the audience.