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.

Please pre-register for this testing by completing the above hiring packet and submitting it at our main office, located at 205 Franklin Street, Mansfield, LA 71052 during normal business hours (M-F / 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays).  We also request that you bring a copy of your State issued identification card with your packet and also to testing.

We have scheduled the initial reading and comprehension test for:


Date: January 6, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (doors will be locked at 9:00 a.m.)



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