New head of LSP on COVID-19 quarantine

New head of LSP self-quarantining after possible COVID-19 exposure

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The new head of Louisiana State Police did not report for his first full day on the job Monday, Nov. 2.

Colonel Lamar Davis is currently self-isolating at home after direct exposure to someone who has the coronavirus (COVID-19). Davis, who has tested negative for COVID-19, is entering his second week of isolation.

He’s expected to return to work Friday, Nov. 6.

Davis, a 25-year LSP veteran, was named to the new position the last week of October after the retirement of Col. Kevin Reeves.

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