Captain Paul Adams resides in Bayou Gauche with his wife of 21 years Gwen and two children Megan and Paul Jr.
Education and Training
Capt. Adams graduated from Hahnville High School in 1989. In July of 1992, he attended the Louisiana State University P.O.S.T Academy where he received his Louisiana P.O.S.T certification, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA (ICS) Incident Command System Training, and SCSO Ethical Leadership Foundation & Principles.
Capt. Adams is currently the commander of the Patrol Division; his duties include overseeing the day to day operation of Patrol, K-9, Marine, Traffic and the Reserve Divisions.
Beginning his career in 1992 he spent a brief time in the Corrections Division before attending the POST Academy. He was re-assigned to the Patrol Division where he has served 24 years of his career rising through the ranks to the position of Lieutenant serving as Watch Commander until August of 2016 prior to being promoted to Captain of the Patrol Division.
Capt. Adams has received several awards and letters of Commendations throughout his Law Enforcement Career with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
National Sheriff’s Association
Louisiana Sheriff’s Association
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15
Capt. Adams attends Life Fellowship Church located in Bayou Gauche and currently serves as a youth leader and mentor.