About Randy

Randy SmithChief Randy Smith is a 28-year veteran law enforcement officer. A native of Slidell and a lifetime resident of St. Tammany Parish, Randy has dedicated himself to serving the public and advancing law enforcement his entire life. He was elected in May of 2010 with 60% of the vote and is honored to serve the people of Slidell as their Chief of Police.



Shift Commander Slidell Area- May 1987 to Feb. 2010
City of Slidell Public Works Department- 1985- 1987


Salmen High School
(Slidell, LA)

Louisiana State University Law Enforcement Academy (1988 Graduate)
(Baton Rouge, LA)

IPTM Institute of Police Technology and Management (2002 Graduate)
(Jacksonville, FL)

Civic Organizations:

-St. Tammany Deputy Sheriff’s Association (President)
-Leadership Slidell Alumni
-Slidell Elks Club
-Slidell Chamber of Commerce
-Keep Slidell Beautiful
-Fraternal Order of Police
-Louisiana Sheriff’s Task Force
-United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
-Northshore Republican Men’s Club
-Krewe of Dionysus Slidell
-Coastal Conservation Association
-Homeowners Assoc. Weschester, Magnolia Heights, Abney Estates (Board Member)
-Hospice Foundation
-United Way


Life long resident of Slidell
24 years of Law Enforcement Experience
Married to Adele Bruce Smith with two children (16 and 20)
Member of Church of the King

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