State Police name new Troop D commander

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC)- Chris Guillory was promoted to the rank of captain on Wednesday, and effective immediately will serve as commander of Louisiana State Police Troop D in Lake Charles.

When he received news of the promotion, Captain Guillory said, "I am humbled by Colonel Edmonson's decision to promote me.  I look forward to increasing cooperation with area law enforcement agencies to advance the common goal of keeping our citizens safe.  It is also very important that we continue our efforts to reach out to youth in our community."

Troop D encompasses the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis in Southwest Louisiana. The troop area covers over 5,000 square miles and over 5,400 highway miles.

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