Staff Sergeant Bill Johnson has over seventeen years of law enforcement experience. He began his career with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer in April of 2001 and joined the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office as a Uniform Patrol Deputy in November of 2006.
Staff Sergeant Johnson has served in several capacities during his tenure with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office. His assignments have included road patrol deputy, narcotics detective, court services supervisor, road patrol supervisor, narcotics unit supervisor and training supervisor.
Staff Sergeant Johnson has attended many courses and specialty classes. He holds current certifications as an Instructor for General Topics, First Aid, CPR, Driver Instructor and Firearms Instructor. He possesses an Associates in Arts degree from Central Texas College in general education and a Certificate of Nursing from Charlotte Technical College. He also possesses a current Florida State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Staff Sergeant Bill Johnson
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office
208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, Florida 34266
863-993-4700 ext: 2238