How much does a Sheriff/Police Chief make in Louisiana? The average Sheriff/Police Chief salary in Louisiana is $103,979 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $98,181 and $110,295. 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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25% $98,181 10% $92,903 90% $116,047 75% $110,295 $103,979 50%(Median)
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Sheriff/Police Chief enforces the law on a town, city, or county level. Responsibilities include police service planning, organizational development, personnel management, community policing, and community relations. Being a Sheriff/Police Chief may also be involved in administrative, financial/budgetary, and operations/labor relations tasks. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Additionally, Sheriff/Police Chief typically reports to an elected official. The Sheriff/Police Chief manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Sheriff/Police Chief typically requires at least 10 years of law enforcement experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $99,142 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $106,881 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $95,296 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $100,918 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $95,296 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $105,675 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $100,049 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $96,164 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $107,517 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $100,049 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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