About the Patrol Division . . .
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division is responsible for providing first line law enforcement services to the citizens of Caddo Parish.Patrol Deputies are primarily responsible for the unincorporated areas of Caddo Parish’s 900+ square miles, but have authority anywhere in the parish.Patrol Deputies are first responders to most calls for service.Highly trained and able to handle most any situation, deputies respond to everything from loose livestock to traffic crashes to homicides.
The Patrol Division is divided into North and South Sectors, with Cross Lake basically as the dividing line.The North Sector command is headquartered at the North Substation in Oil City at Williamson Park.The South Sector command is headquartered at the South Substation in Keithville on Mansfield Road.The Patrol Division Commander and staff are headquartered at the Sheriff’s Substation on North Market Street. Each of these is a full-service substation.
Many specialty units are assigned to the Patrol Division and operate out of the North Market Substation.The Hazardous Materials Unit, Traffic Safety Unit, Patrol K-9 Unit, Marine Patrol, Stock Patrol, Mounted Patrol, ATV Unit, Auxiliary Unit, and Reserve Unit are all assigned to the Patrol Division.