The Office of the Sheriff of Desoto County, Florida, has a duty to enforce both the Florida State Constitution and Florida State Statutes, and to provide for the security, safety and well being of its citizens. This is accomplished through the delivery of law enforcement services, the operation of the Desoto County Jail, and the provision of court security.
The Desoto County Sheriff's Office is organized into three bureaus Law Enforcement, Corrections and Administration.
Each Bureau is comprised of divisions, sections and specialized units with specific functions and responsibilities.
Executive Officer-Major Chief Deputy
Law Enforcement Bureau
Road Patrol Division
School Resource Officers Unit
Criminal Investigative Division
Persons Crimes Unit
Property Crimes Unit
Specialized Operations Division
Narcotics Investigations Unit
Civil Process Division