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Lieutenant  Kim Sandoval

208 E Cypress St.

Arcadia, FL 34266






 Crimes Against Persons 

Persons Crimes/Homicide Unit

 This unit is responsible for the investigation of the following:

Deaths:  Homicides, suicides, natural, and accidental (except traffic fatalities).
Assault/Battery:  including those against children shot or stabbed.
Sex offenses involving victims over the age of 17 years.
Kidnapping (except parental "snatching")
Missing Persons
Harassing, obscene, or threatening telephone calls
Product Tampering
Terroristic Threats

Robbery Unit

 This unit is responsible for the investigation of all robberies.

Domestic Violence/Stalking Unit

This unit is supervised by the Division Lieutenant.  This unit is responsible for the investigation of the following incidents:


Investigation of child abuse and neglect of persons under the age of 18.
Sexual offenses where either the perpetrator or victim is a juvenile.
Domestic Snatchings (parental kidnapping)
Juvenile Missing Persons (if foul play evident, Homicide Unit will investigate).
All aggravated assaults and/or aggravated battery involving persons under 17.
Robbery involving intimidation between juveniles.
Offenses on school property which involve illegal drugs.

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Desoto County Sheriff's Office
William P. Wise Sheriff

208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, Fl. 34266
(863) 993-4700
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