K.P. Gibson began his administration as Chief of Police for the city of Crowley in November of 2002. With the goal of bringing a professional / modernized police department to the citizens of Crowley, K.P. and all members of the department, began their hard work towards making these goals a reality.
K.P. began his career in 1991 with the Lafayette Police Department. During his time with the Lafayette Police Department, he worked in the patrol division assigned to the North Lafayette area. After serving 5 years in the Patrol Division, K.P. was transferred to the Field Training Division. Working as a field training officer (FTO), he organized and taught numerous orientation classes to new police officers and trained the same officers in the field. He also served as a member of the oral review board, which was responsible for interviewing applicants seeking employment. After a two year tenure, K.P. was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division (CID), where he worked as a pawn shop investigator, property investigator and crimes against persons investigator respectively. K.P. also served as a member of the department’s SWAT team as a hostage negotiator and as a member of the dignitary protection team.
As Chief of Police for the City of Crowley, K.P. has worked hard with his staff to provide the citizens of Crowley with a professional department focusing on the concerns of the community. The department has focused on numerous improvements including a narcotics unit, technology upgrades, canine units
and much more. Members of the department are also involved in compliance checks on regular basis for sex offenders, alcohol sales, insurance and registration check points and more.
During his career in law enforcement, K.P. has received hundreds of hours in training and continues receiving training to this day. He has also implemented numerous training guidelines for the department.