The Merit Commission members serve three years terms. One Merit Commission member is appointed by the mayor, one member is appointed by the La Porte City Council, and one member is elected by the officers of the La Porte Police Department. The current Merit Commissioners are:
About the Board
The La Porte Police Department Merit Commission has the authority to select, promote, discipline, demote, and terminate the employment of all sworn members of the La Porte Police Department.