Careers


Interested in employment with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office?

DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office has a multiple step hiring process.  Throughout this process, applicants will be screened with a reading and comprehension test, physical fitness assessment, background check, and interview.

For more information regarding our process and to obtain a copy of our hiring packet, please click here to view and download the packet.

If possible, please print this packet, complete it, and bring it with you to testing.  We also request that you bring a copy of your State issued identification card to testing.

We have scheduled the initial reading and comprehension test for:


Date: To Be Determined (Not currently scheduled)



Location: DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office Training Facility
Address: 120 Sprocket Lane, Grand Cane, LA 71032



Directions to Training Center:

From Interstate 20 in Shreveport, LA From Interstate 49 South of Mansfield
Take LA-3132 E to Walker Rd
Take exit 3 from LA-3132 E
Head west on I-20 W toward Exit 11
Take exit 11 to merge onto I-220 W/Inner Loop Expy
Continue onto LA-3132 E/Inner Loop Expy
Take exit 3 to merge onto Walker Rd
Continue on Walker Rd to US-171 S/Mansfield Rd
Merge onto Walker Rd
Turn left onto Colquitt Rd
Take the 1st right to stay on Colquitt Rd
Turn right onto US-171 S/Mansfield Rd
Continue to follow US-171 S
Continue on Liberty Ln to your destination
Turn left onto Liberty Ln
Turn right onto Sprocket Lane
Turn right to End at the Training Center
Follow I-49 N to US-84 W/Hwy 84 W in DeSoto Parish.
Take exit 172 from I-49 N toward Mansfield
Turn left onto US-84 W/Hwy 84 W
Continue onto Polk St
Turn right onto US-171 N
Turn right onto Liberty Ln
Turn right onto Sprocket Lane
Turn right to End at the Training Center