Our Mission...

"To protect the lives and property of our citizens"
"To preserve the peace within our Parish"
"To prevent crime and disorder while continuously guarding personal liberties as prescribed by law"

Civil & Tax Division

The Civil Division of the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office has many different functions and responsibilities that affect most, if not all, citizens in Natchitoches Parish. As prescribed by law, the sheriff in all parishes in Louisiana is the appointed tax collector. Therefore, it is the Civil Division’s responsibility for the accurate accounting of collected taxes and the dispersing of the funds to each governmental agency in the parish.

Theses collections are divided to the Natchitohes Parish School Board, Natchitoches Parish Library, Natchitohes Health Unit, Natchitoches Parish Police Jury, Natchitoches Parish Tax Assessor, Natchitoches Parish Fire Disctricts, Red River Waterway Commission,as well as the Sheriff's Office.

Public Notices:
Tax Notification
2016-2017 Proposed Budget

For more information contact:
Chad Nelson
Chief of Civil & Tax Division
Phone: (318) 357-7816