A Letter From The Sheriff

Welcome to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office website. We appreciate your interest and hope that the information provided here will be helpful to you. Our goal is to give you insight into how we serve our community.

We aspire to be a leading law enforcement agency in the nation, committed to maintaining law and order, ensuring peace and security, and fostering a community characterized by safety and mutual respect in Caddo Parish. Upholding the highest ethical standards, we relentlessly pursue justice in a fair and equitable manner. We embrace continuous improvement and innovation, always striving to better serve the community we love.

Through our actions, we aim to earn the respect and trust of both our community members and one another. We firmly believe that all citizens should be treated fairly, equitably, and impartially. Our dedicated deputies work tirelessly to make Caddo Parish a safe place to live, and we take pride in our role as one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the state.

We value your continued support and welcome your feedback. If you have information about a crime, a neighborhood concern, or any matter that requires law enforcement attention, please feel free to email us at welcome@caddosheriff.org or call us at (318) 675-2170. Your input helps us better serve your needs and enhance safety for everyone.

Thank you for being an active part of our community, and we look forward to continuing our mission of service and protection.


Henry L. Whitehorn

Sheriff Henry Whitehorn, Sr.

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One Badge. Unlimited Possibilities.

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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Contact Details

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

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