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DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office

205 Franklin St Mansfield, LA 71052

You can reach us at 318-872-3956

 

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1-800-505-STOP

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Below is the download link for the Louisiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship Program.

The completed application must be returned directly to the Sheriff's Office no later than April 1, 2014.

For any questions, please contact Carolyn Landrum at 318.872.3956.

 

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Our Mission

 

Our mission, together with the communities of DeSoto Parish, is to make our parish a place where all people can live, work and visit safely without fear.

 

 

Latest News

  • Caught in the Act

    March 20, 2014

    March 20, 2014 DeSoto Sheriff's Office / Arrests Chief Criminal Deputy Horace Womack The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office charged three suspects with various counts of thefts and trespassing involving a complaint of scrap metal and wiring being removed from an uninhabited mobile home off Highway 191 near Logansport, Louisiana. The Sheriff's Office had a previous complaint of same nature at this location on March 17, 2014. After receiving a call, deputies caught the... more »
  • OEP Incident

    March 17, 2014

    On March 15, 2014, at about 1200 hrs, DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office received a report of a theft from a well site in Keatchi, LA. The well site belongs to J O'Brian Operating Company. An investigation revealed that the suspect(s) stole brass and steel valves from oil storage tanks which caused 60 barrels of oil and 375 barrels of salt water to flow from the tank into a nearby creek on Windy Pines Road. DeSoto... more »
  • Molestation of Juvenile Arrest

    March 7, 2014

    March 7, 2014 DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit Arrest Chief Criminal Deputy Horace Womack Investigators with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit charged a female with molestation of a juvenile, based upon the results of an investigation initiated through a complaint from a mandatory reporter. The victim was identified as a juvenile male who was age fourteen at the time of incident. Based upon the investigation of the incident that... more »
  • Home Invasion / Homicide Solved

    February 19, 2014

    February 19, 2014 DeSoto Sheriff's Office Press Release / Nathaniel Cash Investigation Chief Criminal Deputy Horace Womack On Tuesday February 18, 2014 the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office received a call from a family member of Nathaniel Cash around 9:00AM, reporting a burglary at his residence on Hines Road in Gloster Louisiana. Deputies discovered the body of the Nathaniel Cash age 79 with his hands bound behind his back on floor in rear bedroom... more »
  • Jailer Arrested

    February 13, 2014

    In follow up to an allegation by a female inmate in the DeSoto Parish Detention Center, a Jailer, identified as Robert Smith (Age: 50) of Logansport Louisiana, has been charged with RS 14:134.1 Malfeasance in Office Sexual Conduct Prohibited with Persons in Custody. The allegation was reported to the Chief Deputy of Corrections on February 10, 2014. As a result of that allegation, an investigation was initiated into the complaint. The jailer was placed... more »
  • Another Metal Theft Solved

    February 13, 2014

    February 12, 2014 Desoto Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit / Arrests Chief Criminal Deputy Horace Womack The Desoto Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation closed another investigation into the theft of several thousand dollars in metal from a local business which had occurred over a period of three months. Investigators were able to trace the sale of aluminum that had been stolen from the business location to several scrap dealers in Louisiana and Texas areas... more »
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Sheriff 

Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle

As your Sheriff, it is my privilege to serve the citizens of DeSoto Parish. I would like to thank you for your trust and confidence. As promised from the beginning of my very first term, I will continue to have an open door, be a working Sheriff and respect all people that seek assistance from this office. Our mission, together with the communities of DeSoto Parish, is to make our parish a place where all people can live, work and visit safely without fear. If you have any questions about your sheriff’s office, please feel free to contact me or any member of my staff.