Since its creation the Plaquemine Police Department has created an atmosphere of ethical, caring behavior. The sworn officers and civilians, who make up the department, take special pride in helping to make Plaquemine a safe place to live, work and visit.


Mission Statement
The mission of the Plaquemine Police Department is to fight crime and the fear of crime, by working with the community to enforce the laws, apprehend offenders, prevent crime from occurring, and improve the quality of life for all of our citizens.

Ethical Principles
A commitment to fair and impartial enforcement of laws and ordinances, and respect for fundamental human rights. A commitment to the highest ideals of honor and integrity to maintain the respect and confidence of government officials, subordinates, the public and fellow police officers. A commitment to friendly and courteous service, and at all times seeking to improve the department, increase its productivity and remain responsive to the needs of our jurisdiction.

  • Contact Information
    Plaquemine Police Department Headquarters 23540 Railroad Avenue Plaquemine, LA 70764
    Phone: 225.687.9273 Questions, concerns or comments can also be e-mailed to Captain Kenny Payne at cpdinfo@plaquemine.org

  • Tips for Police?
    Tips on crimes should be called in to the Plaquemine Police Department at 225.687.9273. Tips on drug activity should be directed to the LEAD Task Force at 225.687.5296. You will not be required to give your name in providing information to law enforcement officers.