Police Chief Candidates Take Civil Service Exam
The decision will now be up the Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler to appoint the city's next Police Chief. The candidates who want the job took the civil service exam on Wednesday.
19 candidates applied for the job, but we do not know yet if they all showed up to take the test.
Here is the list of applicants:
Alan Crump Interim Police Chief, Lieutenant
Janice Dailey Sergeant
Eric Farquhar Sergeant
Rodney Horton Sergeant
Rodney Johnson Sergeant
Willie Johnson FBI Beaumont, Texas
Darwin Jones Caddo Sheriff's Office Captain
Gregory Jones Lieutenant
Michael Jones Corporal
Patrick McConnel Sergeant
Michael Presley Sr. Sergeant
Benjamin Raymond Corporal
Henry Rogers Lieutenant
Mark Rogers Sergeant (Retired)
Kenneth Scott Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy Chief
Tedris Smith Captain
Wayne Smith Asst. Chief of Police
James G. Taliaferro Sergeant (Retired)
The applicants have to score a 75 or better on the test to be eligible for the job. Former Chief Willie Shaw retired at the end of July.
Mayor Ollie Tyler appointed Alan Crump as Interim Chief.