Crime Reports

Crime mapping can be used by clicking on the map below. Please read the disclaimer below before utilizing this service.

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The crime mapping tool above is a crime prevention resource offered to you so that you may be informed of the events surrounding your neighborhoods. We understand that knowledge of such events or trends affords residents the opportunity to take extra steps to protecting their property, but it also provides a tool for those whom might have observed something or someone out of place during the event period.

Each event contains a case number. This is a communications record number that can be associated to a law enforcement report. The crime map contains events for EMS, The Arcadia Police Department, and The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.

If you have information as to any crime listed, we urge you to contact us and remind you that you may remain anonymous and even be subject to a reward. Use the button “submit a tip about a crime” or call our tip line number is (863)491-6767 or you may choose to call the SW Florida Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.

Anonymous Tips [Click for web based form reporting]

Disclaimer

The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office crime data and statistics shown on this website are for personal, informational purposes only. This site allows the public to query crimes and incidents reported to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office over a rolling 30-day period. The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to make this mapping resource available to the citizens of DeSoto County. Because the data is preliminary and may change upon investigation, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office makes no express or implied guarantees regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information contained within this resource. Moreover, because the information is evolving, it cannot be used for comparisons over time. The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for any error or omission, or results obtained from the use of this information. All data visualizations on maps are approximate and any attempt to derive specific addresses is strictly prohibited. Any use of the information located within this resource shall be done at the user’s own risk. Any use of the information for commercial or public mapping purposes without express written permission from the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office is strictly prohibited. The DeSoto Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for any website linked to or from this website or for any conduct of any user, link, or third party.