Technical Services Bureau
Alan Abadie began his career with the Kenner Police Department's
Airport Division in 1986. He was assigned to the Patrol
Division in 1990, and started working Patrol/Crime Scene in
1992. In 1997 he was
assigned the departments K-9 tracking dog “Hunter”.
He was promoted to Sergeant in 1999 and was assigned to the
Patrol Division as supervisor of the 3rd watch.
In 2002 he was assigned to the Crime Scene Unit as
In 2014 he was promoted to Lieutenant and continued his
assignment as Crime Scene Supervisor. Captain Abadie holds a
bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Social and Criminal
Justice/ History from
Ashford University and is a graduate from the
Southwest School of Law Enforcement.
He is also recognized through the courts as an expert in
several forensic disciplines: latent fingerprint identification,
gunshot residue, and collection and preservation of DNA
On June 10, 2015 he was promoted to Captain and assigned as
Commander of the Technical Services Bureau.