Billy Chapman

Special Investigations Commander  |  Email

Chapman has been employed at CPSO since 1989. He served as a supervisor on Patrol as well as Lieutenant over the Marine Division.  Chapman formerly served as the Assistant Director and later, Director of the Calcasieu Parish Combined Anti-Drug Task Force.  Most recently, prior to being promoted to Commander, Chapman was Captain over Investigations.  


Chapman has attended numerous specialized law enforcement training schools with focus on leadership and narcotics. He also hold his Merchant Mariner Credential through the United States Coast Guard.  

Investigations Division

  • Investigates any and all criminal matters
  • Interacts with and supports all other divisions within the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office
  • Communicates and cooperates with prosecutors to provide evidence for criminal prosecutions
  • Establishes an open, honest, and informative dialogue with victims and survivors of crime
  • Detectives are available on a 24 hour a day / 7 days a week call-out schedule
  • Cooperates and assists other agencies as needed in matters of mutual concern


The Criminal Investigation Division is divided

into investigative sections:

Captain Beth McGee and Captain Rusty Broussard



Property Crimes

Lt. Kerrick Gabrial



These include crimes which involve destruction, misappropriation, and unauthorized use of property


Crimes Against Persons

Lt. Casey LaFargue



These include crimes involving felony assault, and homicide.


Sex Crimes Division

Lt. Jason Alexander



This section investigates offenses involving adult sexual assault and physical and sexual exploitation of children.

Violence Crimes

Lt. Ed Borda



These include crimes involving juveniles and domestic abuse. 


Case Management & Financial Crimes

Lt. James Leubner