Captain Brian Harris has been employed by the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office since September of 1996.  He began as a Detention Deputy, and progressively worked through the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and his current position as Captain of the Detention Bureau.  

Captain Harris has had extensive training in using and maintaining the Intoxilyzer first as an operator, and then as an agency inspector. Captain Harris has 906 hours of extensive training in the Corrections Field.   Captain Harris performs a multitude of tasks in overseeing the day to day operation of the DeSoto County Detention Bureau.

Captain Harris is a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Arcadia.  He has been married to his wife, Jackie, for 26 years, and is the proud father of two daughters, a son-in-law, granddaughter and a grandson. His oldest daughter is also employed by the Sheriff's Office, while his youngest daughter is attending the University of Florida, majoring in Business.  Captain Harris is a private airplane pilot, he is very fond of living in Arcadia, and enjoys working at DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office. 

Contact Information:
Captain Brian Harris
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office
208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, Florida 34266
863-993-4700 ext: 2268