Lawrence Garrison

Lawrence Garrison, Sr.

In 2009, Lawrence Garrison, Sr. joined the Dillard University Police Department (DUPD) as a Lieutenant in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to joining the DUPD, Mr. Garrison was a 14 year member of the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) where he served in every department (Suppression, Administration, and Communication). Mr. Garrison was a member of NOFD during Hurricane Katrina and remained in New Orleans to assist with Citizens Evacuations. Mr. Garrison was a member of the Louisiana National Army National Guard’s where he served in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In 2011, Mr. Garrison was promoted to the rank of Captain in the DUPD.


  • Associate of Arts, Criminal Justice – Delgado Community College


  • HBCU-LEEA Executive Board, Treasurer 2012 – present
  • LA. HEAT, Executive Board, member 2006 – present