Whitney named captain in St. Charles

Published 11:45 pm Friday, May 16, 2014

From Staff Reports

LULING — St. Charles Sheriff Greg Champagne recently announced he promoted Troy Whitney to captain and assistant warden of the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center.

Whitney has been serving the citizens of St. Charles Parish since 1997.

After nearly ten years of service in the patrol division, Whitney was reassigned as a staff instructor at the St. Charles Regional P.O.S.T. Training Academy, where he attained the rank of Sergeant.

He also serves as the sniper team leader for the Special Response Team and assistant commander of the Honor Guard Team. Whitney earned an associates of science degree in criminal justice. He lives in Luling with his wife and two children and is a deacon at First Baptist Church Luling.