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
•White Collar Crimes
During an investigation, a Detective may perform a number of jobs such as:
•Keep Detailed Records
•Prepare and Initiate Arrest/Search Warrants
•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
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.