Police Officer 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

Shreveport, LA
Shreveport Police Department

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Police Officer 1A, Police Officer 2A, or Police Officer 3A depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Police Officer 3A is $61,443. Please refer to the “Job Specifications” tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities” page for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 2100 – Protective Services Exam (PSE) in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.



$2,520.00 – $4,472.00 Monthly




Provides foot or mobile security patrol and enforces parking regulations.

Responds to emergencies and renders assistance as required.

Prepares reports on activities.

Provides crowd and traffic control at special events; may be required to intervene in situations utilizing force if necessary to make an arrest, to restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or to protect persons or property.


Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.

An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.

May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

May be required to complete a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) course.

May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.

For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.