Employee Benefits

NPSO Employee Benefits

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office has a very attractive benefits package. When it comes to health, we empower our employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and emotional well-being. Because NPSO 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 NPSO benefits:

• Merit-Based Increases
• Supplemental state pay for POST-certified employees
• Annual education, physical fitness, and wellness/safety incentive pay plan

• Comprehensive medical/dental insurance
• Insurance premiums for deputies fully paid by NPSO
• Paid life insurance at two and a half (2 ½ ) times annual salary
• Offers supplemental plans through Aflac, Boston Mutual, New York Life, & Colonial

• Excellent pension plan and vesting opportunities after twelve (12) years of service
• Option to participate in the Louisiana Public Employees deferred compensation programs with a match of 100% up to 6% of your total compensation

• Continuing education and training opportunities
• Tuition discount with select universities
• Tuition assistance
• Incentive pay

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

Who Is Eligible?

All full-time deputies are eligible to participate in the NPSO benefit offerings. Additionally, qualified deputies may also enroll eligible dependent(s) to the plans.