Police Department

City of Covington Police Department

The Covington Police Department (CPD) is committed to effectively and impartially enforcing the law while serving and protecting our community. We provide professional police service to the City of Covington's residents, business owners, and visitors. We collaborate with the community and strive to maintain the utmost level of public safety to preserve our quality of life. We provide our service with a commitment to cultivating public trust by respecting individual rights and striving to be fair, just, and responsive to the needs and feelings of our community.

The Covington Police Department is at the forefront of law enforcement by employing the most effective and efficient methods to provide quality police services. Members of CPD are leaders in initiating and maintaining positive relationships with neighborhoods, schools, businesses, visitors, organizations, and other members of our community. These community bonds allow public safety concerns to be anticipated and addressed.

The Covington Police Department is located at 609 North Columbia Street in Covington. With an authorized strength of nearly 50 sworn officers, career opportunities at CPD include Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, K-9 Unit, Crime Prevention Unit, Traffic Enforcement Unit, School Resource Officers, Evidence Officers, and Records Clerks, among others. Our commitment to you is to preserve peace and public order, prevent and detect crimes, apprehend offenders, and protect persons and property under the laws of the State of Louisiana and the ordinances of the City of Covington.

Many of our services are available online. If you need assistance call us at 985 892-8500.
For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.