Alexandria, La. (Jan. 5, 2020) —Assistant Chief of Police Farrell Gaspard has been named acting police chief by Alexandria Mayor Jeffrey W. Hall. Alexandria Police Chief Jerrod King is currently on administrative leave.
Gaspard is a 32-year veteran with the Alexandria Police Department. In his role as assistant police chief, Gaspard works with the Police Chief on short- and long-range planning of departmental programs and activities, research and development of departmental policies and in preparing the departmental budget.