The main responsibility of the Scott Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is to review preliminary investigations conducted by Patrol Officers and continue the investigation if warranted. CID is also on call for any major incidents that occur within the city of Scott to assist the Patrol Division or assume control of an investigation.

Scott Police Department’s Investigator is responsible for investigating:



•Crimes Against Persons

•Property Crimes


•Sex Crimes

•White Collar Crimes

•Narcotics Investigations

•Juvenile Crimes

•Missing Persons

During an investigation, a Detective may perform a number of jobs such as:


•Evidence Collection

•Keep Detailed Records

•Prepare Reports

•Perform Surveillance

•Interview Witnesses

•Prepare and Initiate Arrest/Search Warrants

•Interview Suspects

•Courtroom Testimony

•Affect an Arrest

The Scott Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is a section of the Special Operations Division supervised by

Lt. Caleb Legé.

Detective Colby Lantia

Criminal Investigations

(337) 889-5105

Detective Colby Lantia currently serves as the Scott Police Department Detective.


Detective Lantia began his law enforcement career at Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office in 2000 as a Dispatcher in the Communications Division. He was promoted to a Shift Supervisor within Communications and shortly after, in 2004, transitioned to become a Patrol Deputy. Later in 2008, Detective Lantia worked as a Property Detective with LPSO where he was also awarded Deputy of the Year in 2011. In 2012, Detective Lantia began serving the citizens of Scott working as a Patrol Officer with the police department.


In 2015, Detective Lantia became a School Resource Officer at Scott Middle School until his return to Investigations at Scott Police Department in 2017.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 810

Scott, Louisiana 70583

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Phone: (337) 233-3715

Fax: (337) 261-0568

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Physical Address:

129 Lions Club Rd.

Scott, Louisiana 70583

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday

7:30 am to 4:30 pm


8:00 am to 12:00 pm


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