Zachary Police Department Communications Division
The Zachary Police Department Communications Division is dedicated to providing outstanding service to the citizens of this community. The process of screening and prioritizing calls for assistance and accurately dispatching to suit the public's specific needs is the foundation of our daily duties. Our communications center is linked via computer network to the East Baton Rouge Sherriff Office, Baton Rouge City Police, Baker Police, EMS and Baton Rouge Fire in an effort to promote inter-operability between agencies and to maximize our ability to provide prompt and effective service. Furthermore we have implemented the latest radio technology to better serve the community. The communications division is currently staffed with eight full time Post Certified communications officers.
Zachary Police Department Communications Supervisor
Officer Shawntell Teasett-Johnson, Communications Division Supervisor, has served the City of Zachary since 1998. She attended and successfully completed the Louisiana State University Basic Police Training Academy in 1999 and began her career as a communications officer. In 2002 she transferred to the Uniform Patrol Division where she served as a uniform patrol officer. In 2006 she transferred back to the Communications Division where she became the division supervisor in 2007. During her service with the City of Zachary she has obtained several certifications and certificates of completions in the field of Law Enforcement.