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Welcome to the Department of Public Safety,

Public Safety Services!

Here you’ll find general human resources information as well as information for newly hired employees to complete onboarding to the agency.

Human Resources

HR contact information

Physical Address:
7979 Independence Blvd.
Suite 201
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 66614
Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6614

Ginger Krieg

Phone: (225) 925-6067
Fax: (225) 925-3970
Payroll Fax: (225) 922-0528


The mission of the Human Resources office is to provide a professional and responsive approach to Public Safety Services' human resources needs in the program areas of policies and procedures, benefits administration, classification and compensation, employee administration, and human resources-related training and development.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I apply for a job?

    For the State Police hiring process, please contact the Louisiana State Police Commission.
    For Civil Service job openings and hiring procedures, please visit Louisiana State Civil Service.
  2. Am I required to take a test before applying for a vacancy?

    Some positions do require written examinations. You can obtain a complete listing of these classifications on the Louisiana State Civil Service web site.
  3. Are resumes accepted to apply for a vacancy?

    No. All Civil Service applicants must create a job profile on the civilservice.la.gov web site and complete the application process through that site. Although resumes can be attached to a created profile, information that is not included in the application will not be considered when determining minimum qualifications.
  4. What are the Holidays for State Employees?

  5. What are the leave earning rates (accrual rates)?

    Leave accrual is based upon an employee's years of service.

    Years of Service

    Per Hour Worked

    Total Earned if 80 Hrs Worked

    Less than 3 years

    .0461 per hour


    3 years to 5 years

    .0576 per hour


    5 years to 10 years

    .0692 per hour


    10 years to 15 years

    .0807 per hour


    Over 15 years

    .0923 per hour


  6. May an employee be placed on LWOP if his/her request for annual leave is not approved in advance (i.e., call in, running late or unscheduled need to take off)?

    Yes, an employee may be placed on LWOP for any unapproved absence.
  7. How do I apply for FMLA?

    To apply, please complete the FMLA Request form and appropriate FMLA Certification form. These forms can be found in policy management site, Power DMS, in the Chapter 6 Appendix of the DPS Policies and Procedures Manual. Upon completion, please submit the FMLA Request form through your chain-of-command, and the FMLA Certification form to the DPS-FMLA inbox at
  8. What information can be updated in LEO?

    • Main Bank Information
    • Secondary Bank Information
    • Tax Withholdings
    • Change/Update Address



As a new hire with the department, you must complete onboarding forms in order to be hired as an employee, be given an employee personnel number, and be given access to LEO, training, and any systems relevant to your position.

Please click on the correct onboarding page based on the type of position you are being hired into.

  • Civil Service Hire: this page contains onboarding information for a full-time employee hired into any Civil Service position.
  • State Police Commission Hire: this page contains onboarding information for a full-time employee hired into a position under the State Police Commission, i.e., Cadets or Troopers.
  • Part-time/WAE/Student Hire: this page contains onboarding information for a part-time hire with the department.