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Lt. Colonel M. Doug Cain II

Assistant Superintendent / Chief of Staff


7919 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Biography Information

Lieutenant Colonel M. Doug Cain, II was appointed Assistant Superintendent/Chief of Staff by Colonel Lamar A. Davis, State Police Superintendent, on October 30th, 2020. As the Assistant Superintendent/Chief of Staff, LTC Cain is responsible for carrying out the executive level responsibilities and day-to-day operations of the Louisiana State Police overseeing 1,700 employees and a budget in excess of $300 million.

Prior to being appointed to Assistant Superintendent/Chief of Staff, LTC Cain served as the Executive Officer to the Superintendent. In addition to his aide-de-camp duties, he supervised the staff components of the Superintendentís Office including policy, research, legislation, grants and all aspects of recruiting, public relations, media relations and public education. LTC Cain began his career with the Louisiana State Police in 1998 as a patrol Trooper at Troop A in Baton Rouge. LTC Cain has held career assignments in Patrol, Criminal Intelligence, Technical Services, Operational Development, Public Affairs and the Superintendentís Office. As a senior member of the Department, LTC Cain participated in the Department's Leadership Development Courses as an instructor helping facilitate leadership skills to other members of the agency.

LTC Cain is a native of Baton Rouge and a second generation police officer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Southeastern Louisiana University, a Master of Public Administration from Louisiana State University, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (242nd Session) and the recipient of numerous commendations and awards, including the Lifesaving, Professional Excellence, Emergency Services and Meritorious Service awards. He resides in Baton Rouge with his wife and two daughters.