Captain Breedy has resided in Destrehan since 1988, with his wife of 35 years.
Captain Breedy's professional law enforcement career spans over 39 years. He has served as a police officer, deputy sheriff, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force officer.
In 1983, Captain Breedy joined the Harahan Police Department where he graduated first in his class at the basic training academy. Captain Breedy served for just over five years with the Harahan Police Department in the capacity of Police Officer. In 1988, Captain Breedy was hired as a Patrol Deputy with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. In 1990, Captain Breedy was promoted to Detective in the Special Investigations Division where he worked narcotics and vice cases. He was then promoted to Sergeant in the Special Investigations Division in 1991. In 1995 Captain Breedy was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division. Captain Breedy was promoted to Lieutenant and detailed to the DEA as a task force officer in 1996, and remained there for over 18 years. During that time he worked drug cases on a local, national, and international level; at times operating as a translator and in an undercover capacity in foreign countries. Captain Breedy became a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) in 2010 and a DRE Instructor in 2013, assisting in the instruction of nearly every DRE Class in the State of Louisiana since then. In November of 2014, Captain Breedy was transferred to the Executive Department at Headquarters as the Assistant to then Chief Joseph Cardella.. He was promoted to his present rank of Captain in October of 2015. In August of 2017, he was assigned as the Executive Assistant to Sheriff Greg Champagne and remains in that capacity to date.
Education & Training
Graduated with honors from the College of Santa Fe and the University of Albuquerque in 1983, where he earned a BA degree in History and an AS degree in Police Science, respectively. Captain Breedy is a graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command, the IPTM and DEA Drug Unit Commander Schools and Session 1 of the National Command and Staff College..
In 2002, Captain Breedy was awarded the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15 Officer of the Year award and was awarded the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year award in 2010. He has received several other commendations from both the Harahan Police Department and the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office over the span of his career.
He is an adjunct instructor of the Intoxilyzer 9000. Captain Breedy is an instructor at the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office where he also teaches standardized field sobriety test (SFST) and items related to DWI detection, enforcement, and arrest.
- National Sheriff's Association
- Louisiana Sheriff's Association
- Member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish
- St. Charles Parish Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #15