NPSO accepting applications for Reserve Academy

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Reserve Deputies. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit supplements the Patrol Division to provide additional patrols and other law enforcement tasks that serve the Citizens of Natchitoches.

The NPSO Reserve Unit is a voluntary unit of Natchitoches Parish Citizens who have successfully completed the application process and the NPSO Reserve Academy. To be eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

21 years of age or older
good physical condition
successfully pass a background investigation
successfully pass a psychological evaluation
have no felony record

Candidates must also successfully complete the NPSO Reserve Academy which will be held Monday through Friday from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. The tentative start date of the Academy will be Oct. 25th.

If you are interested in applying and have any questions please contact Cpt. Jesse Taitano or Dep. Rachel Robertson at 357-7856. Or go to and select careers for more information or to apply.