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To contact any of the Command Group please utilize the following number:











Fort Polk Police Station

Chief Of Police: (337)531-2256

Police Operations: (337)531-2256

Desk Sergeant: (337)531-0705


Police Investigations

Police Investigations Supervisor: (337)531-7166

Detectives: (337)531-9491

Investigator: (337)531-7324, (337)531-9468, (337)531-6302

Administrative and Records Section


To obtain a copy of your Military Police report, you must request it under the Freedom Of Information Act/Privacy Act. The Point Of Contact may be contacted at: (337)531-1612


All requests for background checks must be submitted in writing accompanied by a letter of authorization. Three duty days later the checks can be picked up at the Directorate of Emergency Services Administration section.


Traffic Accident Investigations

Traffic Section: (337)531-1806/6675

Civil Liaison/Awol Apprehension


CIVIL LIAISON-(337)531-6812/531-6339

U.S. Army Deserter Information Point:

(502) 626-3725 / 626-3717

Game Enforcement Section

The Game Enforcement Branch supports Provost Marshal Operations by enforcing wildlife laws and regulations, controlling hunting, trapping and fishing access to the Wildlife Management Areas (WMA's), issuing permits, maintaining statistics and conducting hunting orientation and safety classes. Additionally the section enforces animal control regulations and assists stranded or lost sportsmen.

Hunting and Fishing permits are free if a hunter or fisherman has a valid state hunting or fishing license.

GAME ENFORCEMENT-(337)531-5222/5715

The Game Enforcement Section is located at Building # 8590 at Alligator Lake on North Fort Polk.

Fire & Emergency Services

FIRE CHIEF-(337)531-7486

ASST CHIEF-(337)531-6161

TRAINING OFFICER-(337)531-5651

Fire Inspectors

(337)531-7247, (337)531-7206, (337)531-2479, (337)531-0579

Physical Security Division

Chief Physical Security: (337)531-4913

The Physical Security Division of DES supports the installation in the following areas:

• Compliance inspections • Courtesy Inspections • Vulnerability Assessments • Alarm Monitoring and Trouble Shooting

• Closed Circuit TV and Cameras • DoD Lock Program • Staff Assistance Visits

• Deployments / Re-deployment Support • Rapid Gate Program

Security Guards & Force Protection


Force Protection is a branch of the Physical Security Division.

They support the DES in perimeter security and access control in the following areas;

  • Fence Line Security • ACP Operations • Access Control Procedures • Operations Random Anti-Terrorist Measures
  • Operation Save A Life • Special Event Security Operations

Access Control


Access control at Fort Polk is facilitated through The Physical Security Division of DES. It is performed by the followings programs and procedures:

•Identification Verification

* Visitors may enter the installation using a scan able State/Federal issued Drivers license or ID Card.

• Vehicle Registration

* Personnel operating a motor vehicle on the installation require the following:

Valid Registration, Proof of Insurance, and a Valid Drivers License

• Rapid Gate (1 Year Commercial Truck Registration)

* Commercial truck drivers can enroll in Rapids Gate at the Vehicle Registration Office located in Bldg 1830 on Fort Polk.

*Commercial truck drivers over one ton NOT UTILIZING the Rapid Gate Program must enter through gates 4(LA 10 and Louisiana Ave) or 7 (LA 469 from Hwy 28)

Weapons Registration


All personnel that reside on Fort Polk are required under Army Regulation 190-11 and Fort Polk Regulation 190-3 to register their privately owned weapons on the installation within 3 days of arrival on post.

Personnel that reside off post that intend to transport weapons on the installation will also register them

All personnel residing in the barracks will register and store privately owned weapons in their unit arms rooms

Alarm Monitoring


The Physical Security Division supports all commercial and DoD alarms systems installed on Fort Polk.

We can assist you with technical support, repairs, testing and maintenance problems with your alarm system.

Alarm PIN Numbers are issued between 0800 – 0900 daily. (Please ensure you bring an updated unaccompanied access roster and your completed background screening)

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Last Updated: 1/26/2018