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Lt. Colonel Chavez Cammon

Deputy Superintendent

7919 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Biography Information

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Chavez Cammon is a 22-year veteran of the Louisiana State Police, and currently serves as Deputy Superintendent – Patrol Division. In this capacity, Lt. Colonel Cammon supervises the nine State Police Troops, Emergency Services Unit, the Department’s Transportation and Environmental Safety Section, and the DPS Police fixed scale operations.

LTC Cammon began his career with Louisiana State Police in 1999 as a patrol Trooper at Troop B in Kenner. He held assignments in the Transportation and Environmental Safety Section, Recruiting Section, Governor's Protective Services Unit, Criminal Intelligence Unit and the Special Investigations Unit. He also served as Executive Officer to the Deputy Superintendent - Bureau of Investigations.

LTC Cammon served as the Commander of the Internal Affairs Section as well as the Public Affairs / Recruiting Sections. In March of 2020, he was tasked with implementing the security plan for the Medical Monitoring Station in New Orleans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. LTC Cammon is also an instructor for the Department's Leadership Development Courses.

In January 2021, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and named Deputy Superintendent over the Patrol Division.

LTC Cammon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern University of New Orleans in Political Science. He has been the recipient of numerous commendations and awards, including the Professional Excellence Award, Unit Citation Award, and Meritorious Service Awards. He completed the FBI LEEDA’s three phase Leadership Institute Training and received the Trilogy award.