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Want to build a career path within a community that values you as an individual? Join the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office. Wear the badge and open up the doors to unlimited possibilities.

Where You Can Serve:

  • Emergency Response Team
  • Special Response Team
  • Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Academy
  • Auxiliary
  • Civil
  • Communications
  • Hazardous Material
  • Homeland Security
  • K-9
  • Marine
  • Each step of our selection process is vital in helping us select dedicated individuals to serve the residents of Caddo Parish. Honesty plays a critical factor during the processing period and after one becomes a deputy. Applicants who are disqualified will be informed of this decision and notified of future application dates, if eligible.

    Applicants successfully completing our selection process are sent to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office 2 week Corrections Academy. A Corrections Deputy is also afforded an ongoing opportunity to demonstrate their willingness to further their careers in Law Enforcement by successfully passing a more strenuous criteria for entry into the Peace Officer Standards of Training (P.O.S.T) certified academy.

    Deputies working for CPSO have numerous benefits and a competitive salary. If you meet the qualifications and want to join our team, please click the Apply Now link above to get started.

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    Caddo Parish Deputy receives a Certificate of Commendation from the Shreveport Fire Chief

    Caddo Sheriff's Deputy Cpl. Robert Chapman was recognized by the Shreveport Fire Chief, Clarence Reese Jr., during a ceremony on Thursday, November 30. Chapman received a Certificate of Commendation for his selfless and courageous acts during a shootingincident at Read More


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    Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office
    501 Texas Street Room 101
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 675-2170

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