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Lt. Colonel Adam White

Deputy Superintendent - Support

Biography Information

LTC White is a second generation Louisiana State Trooper. Hired in 1986, he worked uniformed patrol in the Baton Rouge area for two years before transferring into criminal investigations. In 1992, he was promoted to Sergeant in Gaming Enforcement and then to Lieutenant in charge of the Riverboat Gaming Division in 1996.

In 1997, LTC White was transferred back into the Criminal Program and tasked with re-establishing the Criminal Intelligence Unit, where he served until being promoted to Captain of the Investigative Support Section in 1999.

Having years of experience in detectives, narcotics, and intelligence investigations, in 2006 LTC White advanced to the rank of Major as Command Inspector in charge of the Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigative Program. He was transferred to Support Services in 2009 and then in 2011, to Transportation and Environmental Safety Services which oversees the Motor Carrier Safety Section and Emergency Services, including Hazardous Material and Explosives Control.

In December 2012, He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and named Deputy Superintendent of Support with the responsibility for managing the training and support functions for the department which includes Capitol Security, the Crime Lab, Fleet Operations, Police Supply, the Concealed Handgun Unit, the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information, Communications, Air Support, Crisis Response, and SWAT.

LTC White holds a Bachelor's degree from LSU and he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 191st Session. He has been the recipient of numerous commendations and awards including the Professional Excellence Award, Unit Citation Award, and two Meritorious Service Awards.