St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Louisiana















St. Tammany Parish Sheriff - Sheriff Jack Strain Jr.

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (“STPSO”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for the participation of all qualified persons in the job classifications without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factor; the consideration of which is prohibited by law.  The STPSO’s policy extends to all employment decisions and personnel actions including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  All employment decisions are made on the basis of job qualifications and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job in question, and the STPSO is committed to making reasonable accommodations whenever necessary to allow qualified persons with disabilities to enjoy equal employment opportunity.  The STPSO also has established and maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan.

Captain Donna Schlesinger, Director of Human Resources, serves as the STPSO’s Equal Employment Opportunity Administrator and is responsible for establishing, monitoring, and evaluating employment opportunites for all employees and job applicants.  She is available for consultation regarding any question or problem related to the STPSO’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.

If you wish to review the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, please contact Captain Schlesinger.  All plan documents may be reviewed by employees and job applicants upon request, at any reasonable time, during business hours.

Compliance with the STPSO’s EEO Policy is the responsibility of all STPSO employees.  Every employee is expected to make a personal commitment to equal employment opportunity.

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office


The STPSO Offers our full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Pension
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Medical Insurance - 100% of employee's premium paid
  • Dental Insurance - 100% of employee's premium paid
  • Life Insurance - 100% of employee's premium paid
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - 100%  of employee's premium paid
  • 12 Paid Holidays Annually
  • Annual Leave
  • Extended Illness Benefits
  • Voluntary Leave Transfer Program
  • Bereavement Leave
  • College Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniforms and Uniform Allowance

General Qualifications for Employment:

To begin a law enforcement career at the STPSO, applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must have no felony, drug, or domestic convictions
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must have graduated from an accredited high school or received a G.E.D.
  • Must be of good moral character and pass an extensive background check.
  • Pass pre-employment examinations
  • Pass a psychological examination
  • Pass a thorough medical examination
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer, and is dedicated to a Policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including: race, creed, color, age, religion, disability, or national origin.



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