News from the desk of Sheriff Potter


“A Season of Gratitude and Support”

Dear DeSoto County,
As we approach the season of thankfulness and giving, I am compelled to express my heartfelt gratitude to the incredible community that stands alongside us in our mission to ensure safety and security throughout our county. Your unwavering support, dedication and cooperation are essential to our efforts to maintain a safe DeSoto County for all.

In this time of gratitude, I want to extend my deepest thanks to each one of you who has contributed to our community programs and supported our safety initiatives. Your involvement in supporting our law enforcement agency has been nothing short of remarkable. The Neighborhood Watch Program stands as a testament to the strength and unity within our neighborhoods. Your vigilance and commitment to keeping our streets safe are invaluable.

I am continuously inspired by the selflessness displayed by our volunteers. The efforts and commitment to assist and support our law enforcement agency does not go unnoticed. Your willingness to dedicate your time and energy to help better our community is truly appreciated.

I also want to recognize and express my appreciation to the members of our community who take an active role in ensuring our overall safety. Your commitment and willingness to reach out, call and provide tips to aid our law enforcement efforts is crucial. Your involvement serves as a reminder that our safety is a shared responsibility, and we know we have your support.

Additionally, I extend my gratitude to all the local organizations that have supported our community outreach events and initiatives. Your participation and support have significantly contributed to our success, and your collaboration allows a secure and thriving community for us all.

I am deeply grateful for our local organizations that have welcomed our agency to participate in their community events. Your partnership has allowed us to build stronger connections and help our law enforcement deputies better understand the needs of our community members.

As we embrace the spirit of gratitude and giving, let us continue to stand together, united to keep DeSoto County safe, by supporting each other and our wonderful community.

I extend my heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you for your ongoing support, dedication and collaboration. May this season of thankfulness bring you and your family joy and peace. We hope you have a safe and very Merry Christmas.

Be Kind, Be Safe, God Bless.

Sheriff Jim Potter