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Posted on: January 14, 2016

Police purchase Segways

SROs on Segways

Desoto PD recently purchased two Segway vehicles for our School Resource Officers. These will be used at the high school, the freshman campus as well as school and city events. They are a welcome addition to our SRO unit.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Meet K9 Officer Arsen


Arsen is a very active Belgian Malinois that was born November 2012. In January 2014, the DeSoto Police Department purchased Arsen from Police Service Dogs, Inc. located in Oxford, FL. In February 2014, Arsen and his handler attended a six week handler/K9...

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

DeSoto Mounted Unit


The unit consists of Reserve Officer Gene Watson and Reserve Officer Tommy Redding. Gene Wilson is 82 years old and has been with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Posse/ Mounted Unit for over 34 years. Gene has also been a pharmacist for over 50 years. Tommy R...

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