The Bike Unit provides security at special events, conducts neighborhood patrols, and conducts specialized directed patrols when called upon.
Collectively, members of the Bike Unit have won over 10 medals competing in both the Texas Police Games and World Police Games.
Bike Patrol History The DeSoto Police Department established a Bike Patrol in 1997. This part-time Unit began with only four officers. Today, more than 20 officers within the department have been certified as bike officers.