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Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police


Chief of Police Michael J. Glaser began his career with the Kenner Police Department as a Police Officer in 1990. After graduating from the Louisiana State University Police Academy in 1991, he was assigned to the Patrol Division. Chief Glaser remained in the Patrol Division until he was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division in 1995.

 In 1999, Chief Glaser was named the Departmentís Accreditation Program Manager. As Accreditation Program Manager, he successfully led the Department through the process that resulted in the Department being accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (C.A.L.E.A.) in 2001.

 Chief Glaser was promoted to Sergeant in 2005 and assumed the duties as the Legal Affairs/Professional Standards Officer. As Legal Affairs/Professional Standards Officer, he was the Departmentís chief policy and procedure writer, emergency preparedness coordinator, and an Internal Affairs Division supervisor.

 In 2013, he was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police and assumed the duties of Commander of Operations and Chairman of the Departmentís Administrative Review Board. 

 Chief Glaser is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans and The Center for American and International Lawís School of Police Supervision. He is a certified law enforcement instructor, former S.W.A.T. Team member, and Field Training Officer. He was selected as the Kenner Police Departmentís ďTop CopĒ in 1997 by the American Society for Industrial Security.  

 In April of 2014 Chief Glaser was elected Chief of Police and assumed command of the Kenner Police Department on July 1, 2014.



Chief of Police


Kenner Police Complex

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Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

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