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University police chief heads state association

New Mexico State University Police Chief L.H. "Lou" Cabot has been elected president of the New Mexico Association of Chiefs of Police.



New Mexico State University Police Chief L.H. "Lou" Cabot has been elected president of the New Mexico Association of Chiefs of Police.

Cabot's responsibilities as president include supervising and controlling the business affairs of the organization, directing the executive committee and serving as a liaison to state government officials.

The association represents more than 80 police agencies in New Mexico, including nine college and university police departments. Cabot is the first university chief elected as president of the association. He previously has served on the association's executive board.

Cabot has more than 33 years of law enforcement experience in New Mexico. He graduated from NMSU with a bachelor of police science degree in 1975 and a master of criminal justice degree in 1993. He is a 1988 graduate of the FBI National Academy and a 1996 graduate of Southwest Command College.

Cabot was elected president at the association's annual conference in May.

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CUTLINE: New Mexico State University Police Chief L.H. "Lou" Cabot has been elected president of the New Mexico Association of Chiefs of Police.

Karl Hill
July 29, 2002