Erath Police Department

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Erath Police Department of Louisiana to become an effective Police Department by suppressing crime in the town using innovative tactics and cultivating strong residential and business partnerships within the town to improve the quality of life for everyone in the town of Erath.

We are committed to promoting a safe environment for all through:
1. Maintaining a productive and objective work environment for all Police Officers where each Officer is a valued member of the team.
2. Maintaining open lines of communications between Officers, Business owners and residents.
3. Aggressive crime prevention and suppression.
4. Continued education for Officers.
5. The well being and the safety of all Officers.

The Erath Police Department:
1. Is adamant about eliminating drug distribution and drug use in the town.
2. Continues to maintain a School Resource Officer in the school during school hours to deal with fruancy, disorderly conduct and to provide a safe environment for students, staff and parents.
3. Continues to maintain crime prevention and speed enforcement.
4. Continues to answer all calls with professionalism, respect and confidence.


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