The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has a very attractive benefits package, most of which can be realized immediately. Because CPSO is an at-will employer, employees are not bound by civil service tests or rules. Consequently, advancement possibilities and different career tracks are available.

The following is a list of other CPSO benefits:


  • Annual scheduled longevity increases after three (3) years of service
  • Supplemental state pay for POST-certified employees
  • Annual education, physical fitness and firearms incentive pay plan


  • Comprehensive medical/dental insurance
  • Insurance premiums for deputies fully paid by CPSO
  • Paid life insurance at two and a half (2 1/2) times annual salary


  • Excellent pension plan and vesting opportunities after twelve (12) years of service
  • Option to participate in the Nationwide and Prudential deferred compensation programs


  • Continuing education and training opportunities
  • Incentive pay


  • Two weeks paid sick and vacation leave accrued each year
  • Twelve (12) paid holidays per year


  • Membership in professional law enforcement organizations
  • Furnished uniforms and equipment
  • Eligibility for credit union membership
  • Option to participate in the IRS Section 125 Cafeteria Plan