Covington Police Department News

The Covington Police Department announces the appointment of Officer Jessica Restel to the Criminal Investigations Division. Detective Restel was joined by her family as Chief Culotta presented her with her new Gold Detective Badge.
Detective Restel has shown commitment and enthusiasm, going above and beyond working cases, earning her this position. Please join the CPD in congratulating Detective Jessica Restel.

Congratulations Detective Restel and Family!

CPD Now Hiring: Join the Team!

The Covington Police Department is actively recruiting highly motivated individuals, who wish to begin and/or expand their law enforcement career!
Here at the Covington Police Department, we offer an amazing opportunity to our recruits by sending them to the best training, issuing the best equipment, and provide a family-like environment in our agency. We have many benefits, which include but are not limited to, employer-paid retirement, paid health insurance, take home vehicle, departmental issued equipment, paid training, and much more!
Starting pay for an entry-level officer begins at $31,000 a year. After a year the officers will then receive an additionally $6,000 a year supplemental pay, which is provided by the State of Louisiana. Officers with Louisiana Peace Officer and Standards Training (P.O.S.T) Level 1 certification will be eligible for a higher starting rate of pay.
For more information, contact the Covington Police Department, by calling 985-892-8500, or visiting