Kevin Reeves

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October 16, 2019 - 10:59 am
An ongoing investigation into injuries to multiple State Police cadets during training last week has resulted in the reassignment of three employees responsible for training. There’s been accusations that the injuries resulted from hazing, but State Police Colonel Kevin Reeves would not label the...
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February 05, 2018 - 10:05 am
( A highway safety traffic enforcement program that resulted in some state troopers receiving overtime pay when they were at home has been reinstated after new rules were put in place. A media investigation in New Orleans led to the suspension of three troopers. State Police Major Doug Cain...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:50 am
(AP) — Louisiana State Police leader Col. Kevin Reeves says he’s already changed spending policies in anticipation of a scathing audit, publicly released Thursday, that found his predecessor lived a lavish lifestyle financed by misused state tax dollars. The legislative auditor’s investigative...
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December 14, 2017 - 3:58 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana State Police leader Col. Kevin Reeves says spending policies have been reworked in response to a scathing audit publicly released Thursday that found Reeves' predecessor lived a lavish lifestyle financed by misused state tax...
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December 05, 2017 - 11:50 am
Allegations against Louisiana State Police have been flying after investigations into the LACE program and troopers taking a side trip while driving to a conference. Superintendent Kevin Reeves says changes have been made when it comes to deciding disciplinary action. He says now a case goes before...
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Jim Hanzo
November 08, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Three Louisiana State Police troopers have been suspended, accused of claiming extra-duty hours they never actually worked. A statewide highway traffic enforcement program was also suspended as a criminal investigation into the matter began. Louisiana State Police superintendent, Col. Kevin Reeves...
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October 03, 2017 - 9:22 am
(AP) — Two Louisiana state troopers are being demoted for a pricey road trip they took to a law enforcement conference in San Diego in which they improperly billed thousands of dollars for overtime and expenses, including a side trip to Las Vegas, the state police announced Monday. The agency...
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June 13, 2017 - 1:42 pm
( Governor John Bel Edwards has named Col. Kevin Reeves the permanent superintendent of Louisiana State Police. Reeves, who has served in the interim position since March, says he is humbled and honored to be offered this role by the governor. He says the department is moving forward from...
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June 13, 2017 - 9:40 am
(AP) _ Gov. John Bel Edwards' choice to be the permanent leader of the Louisiana State Police is the same 27-year veteran of the department who was named interim superintendent in March. The governor announced Tuesday he's keeping Col. Kevin Reeves at the helm of the Department of Public Safety...
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April 19, 2017 - 4:10 pm
(AP) _ An ethics exemption to allow the son of Louisiana's new state police leader to continue working as a trooper has started advancing in the state House. The special carve-out in anti-nepotism laws is aimed at addressing a conflict that emerged when Gov. John Bel Edwards named Col. Kevin Reeves...
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