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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 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).  

A physical fitness assessment will be held immediately following the reading and comprehension test, so please bring suitable clothing with you.  We also request that you bring a copy of your State issued identification card with the packet when it is submitted

DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office Training Facility

120 Sprocket Lane, Grand Cane, LA 71032

Directions to Training Center:

From Interstate 20 in Shreveport, LA

  1. Take LA-3132 E to Walker Rd
  2. Take exit 3 from LA-3132 E
  3. Head west on I-20 W toward Exit 11
  4. Take exit 11 to merge onto I-220 W/Inner Loop Expy
  5. Continue onto LA-3132 E/Inner Loop Expy
  6. Take exit 3 to merge onto Walker Rd
  7. Continue on Walker Rd to US-171 S/Mansfield Rd
  8. Merge onto Walker Rd
  9. Turn left onto Colquitt Rd
  10. Take the 1st right to stay on Colquitt Rd
  11. Turn right onto US-171 S/Mansfield Rd
  12. Continue to follow US-171 S
  13. Continue on Liberty Ln to your destination
  14. Turn left onto Liberty Ln
  15. Turn right onto Sprocket Lane
  16. Turn right to End at the Training Center

From Interstate 49 South of Mansfield

  1. Follow I-49 N to US-84 W/Hwy 84 W in DeSoto Parish.
  2. Take exit 172 from I-49 N toward Mansfield
  3. Turn left onto US-84 W/Hwy 84 W
  4. Continue onto Polk St
  5. Turn right onto US-171 N
  6. Turn right onto Liberty Ln
  7. Turn right onto Sprocket Lane
  8. Turn right to End at the Training Center


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