Thank you for visiting the DeSoto Police Department web page. Our department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency. We have an authorized strength of 70 sworn officers, 11 reserve officers and 44 civilian personnel. These employees are eager to provide the Citizens of DeSoto with professional law enforcement services.

Citizen Partnerships
The DeSoto Police Department recognizes that police/citizen partnerships are the essence of providing quality police services. DeSoto Police Department strives to create those partnerships through programs including, but not limited to, Citizens Police Academies, Neighborhood Partnership meetings, Senior Citizen Symposiums, and summer "GREAT" programs for the youth.

We hope you find our web page informative and helpful. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or concerns. We will respond to any question or concern you may have.

Core Values

We are empowered individually and collectively to enhance the quality of life in the community by providing high quality police services through professionalism, innovation and partnerships.

Our conduct, appearance and demeanor shall display the highest standard of personal and organizational excellence.

We will demonstrate the courage to uphold the highest moral and ethical principles including honesty, trust and accountability.

We will maintain an environment of cooperation, support, open communication and mutual respect within the department, city and the criminal justice profession.

Organizational and individual commitment to demonstrate vision, direction and motivation daily to ensure organizational goals and objectives are achieved.

A personal choice though empowerment to rise above one's circumstances and demonstrate the ownership necessary for achieving desired results.

See it, own it, solve it, do it.