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Sulphur Chief Candidates

The following is a Press Release from the Sulphur Police Department:

On August 31, 2011, the Sulphur Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board approved applicants for the competitive exam in the classification of Police Chief. The exam was held October 18, 2011. Applicants are as follows:

There were ten approved applicants present for testing:

  • Glenn Berry – Former Assistant Police Chief Sulphur Police Department
  • Louis Boudreaux – Sulphur Police Department
  • Curt Cahoon – Sulphur Police Department
  • Shawn Caldwell – Lake Charles Police Department
  • William Cradock – Sulphur Police Department
  • Lewis Coats – Former Sergeant Sulphur Police Department
  • Richard Harrell – Lake Charles Police Department
  • Chris Guidry – Sulphur Police Department
  • Mark Kraus – Lake Charles Police Department
  • Jason McRight – Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

There were three approved applicants that did not test:

  •    Thomas Bell – Lake Charles Police Department
  •    Kirk Carroll – Lake Charles Police Department
  •    Eddie Leblanc – Sulphur Police Department 

Test scores were approved by the board on November 6, 2011 and forwarded to Mayor Duncan.

Three applicants with approved test scores declined to interview for the position of police chief:

  • Louis Boudreaux – Sulphur Police Department
  • Shawn Caldwell – Lake Charles Police Department
  • Mark Kraus – Lake Charles Police Department
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