The Lake Charles City Police (LCPD) is getting social with us!  The LCPD has launched a brand new Facebook and Twitter pages geared toward giving you up to the minute news and traffic updates in the Lake Charles area.

Why now?  The Lake Charles Police launched these new pages In an effort to keep the public informed on so many levels within the city.

According to Chief Deputy Mark Kraus,

We encourage you to follow our Facebook page at  and our twitter feed at


To receive real time traffic alerts and other emergency notifications directly to your text messages, text “lcpd” (without the quotation marks) to 888777.  The service is free and provides great value to our commuters in the Lake Charles area.

You can also sign up for Nixle alerts on your cell phone which is real time traffic alerts at

So make sure to go 'LIKE' their pages and stay informed.

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