How much does a Police Sergeant make in Louisiana? The average Police Sergeant salary in Louisiana is $71,339 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $57,505 and $79,661. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Police Sergeant is responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Responsible for developing training programs for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing reports from officers, and assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Being a Police Sergeant requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 5-7 years of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to Chief of Police, Captain, or Lieutenant. The Police Sergeant manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $68,021 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $73,330 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $65,382 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $69,239 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $65,382 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $72,503 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $68,644 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $65,978 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $73,767 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $68,644 Date Updated March 26, 2020

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