Captain Breedy has resided in Destrehan since 1988, with his wife of 28 years.
professional law enforcement career spans over 32 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. In November of 2014, Captain Breedy was transferred to the Executive Department at Headquarters as the Assistant to Chief Joseph Cardella and Sheriff Greg Champagne. He was promoted to his present rank of Captain in October of 2015.
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 IAPC Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DRE) School, and the IPTM and DEA Drug Unit Commander Schools. He is certified as a level III crisis negotiator.
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.
Captain Breedy is a DRE Instructor and Class Manager. He is an adjunct instructor of the Intoxilyzer 5000 and Intoxilyzer 9000. Captain Breedy is an instructor at the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office where he also teaches firearms, standardized field sobriety test (SFST), interview and interrogation, and drug identification.
- National Sheriff's Association
- Louisiana Sheriff's Association
- Louisiana Association of Crisis Negotiators
- Member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish
- St. Charles Parish Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #15