jpittsLieutenant Joshua Pitts began serving with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office in 2012. From 2012 to 2014 he served as a Detention Deputy in the Detention Bureau. He was promoted to Corporal in 2014 and just two months later to the rank of Sergeant. He was appointed to Lieutenant in March of 2017 for the Detention Bureau.

Lieutenant Pitts has logged over 1300 training hours in the Corrections Field. He has obtained training in Middle Management, Supervisor Leadership Institute, Command Leadership Institute, Executive Leadership Institute, Managing the FTO program, Police Internal Affairs and among other training in the Corrections Field and Leadership. Lieutenant Pitts has also graduated from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Senior Leadership Program and completed the FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Trilogy.

Lieutenant Pitts moved to DeSoto county in 2012 from active duty in the United States Air Force. Prior to that, he worked for the Department of Corrections at Union Correctional Institute.

Contact Information:
Lieutenant Joshua Pitts
joshuapitts@desotosheriff.org
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office
208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, Florida 34266
863-993-4700 ext: 2260


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Lieutenant Steven Carroll began serving with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office in 2001. From 2001 to 2002 he served as a Detention Deputy in the Detention Bureau. He was promoted to Sergeant in the fall of 2002 and served in that capacity until March 2018 when he was promoted to the position of Lieutenant.

Lieutenant Carroll has logged over 870 hours of training in the Corrections Field. That training includes Leadership and Management Skills, Police Internal Affairs, Breath Test Operator, FMJS Inspector and a multitude of other training that is specific to the functions of his duties.

Lieutenant Carroll moved to DeSoto County in 1997 from the state of Georgia and shortly began working for the Department of Corrections at DeSoto Correctional Institute. In 2001 Lieutenant Carroll came to work for the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office where he currently resides and serves the citizens of DeSoto County.

Contact Information:
Lieutenant Steven Carroll
scarroll@desotosheriff.org
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office
208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, Florida 34266
863-993-4700 ext: 2261