During his career at
the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, Chief Stout was assigned to the
Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force for a total of seven years. During this
seven-year assignment he worked as a high crime street unit member
concentrating on violent crimes and narcotics violations. Chief Stout was
reassigned within the section and worked extensive undercover operations in
which he purchased narcotics from perspective distributors and obtained
intelligence on violators and organized crime members. Within this section
he was promoted to the investigation division, concentrating on case
development and follow up investigations, as well as developing and writing
policy and procedure for bus station interdiction detail.
Chief Stout was also a member of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office
Special Reaction Team ( S.R.T.), the rescue squad, and honor guard. Chief
Stout attended numerous narcotics related schools as well as SWAT operations
schools. Chief Stout was commissioned with the F.B.I. and the U.S.
Marshall’s Service during his tenure.
Chief Stout has been awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart Law
Enforcement Citation, 100 Club Officer of the year award, Crime Stoppers
Officer of the year award, National Association of Insurance Women Officer
of the year award, and received numerous Deputy of the month awards.
Chief Stout is a graduate of Carencro High School as well as the A.L.E.T.A.-Acadian
Law Enforcement Training Academy at the University of Southwest Louisiana in
Lafayette, LA. Chief Stout has extensive training in the field of law
enforcement along with extensive management level training and education.
Chief Stout was elected to serve as Vice President of the Southwest Chief’s
of Police Association in 2003 and was also elected to serve as the President
of the Southwest Chief’s of Police Association for 2005-2006 and was
re-elected to serve as the 2006-2007 President as well. Chief Stout is
also a 2007 graduate of the Louisiana Attorney General's Command College
(LSU), where he was elected to serve as Class President.
Chief Stout is
the immediate past President of the Southwest Chief's Association, and was
elected Vice- President of the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police in
July of 2009. In July 2010 Chief Stout was elected as President of the
Louisiana Association of Chief's of Police (LACP) representing over 300
Chief's of Police in the State of Louisiana. Chief Stout was also appointed
to serve on the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement Board by Governor
Carlos J. Stout
Chief of Police
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