Arcadia, FL - February 20, 2024:DeSoto Memorial Hospital (DMH) is set to host a Lunch and Learn session featuring esteemed cardiologist Dr. Bassam Altajar, M.D., on February 28th, 2024. The event, scheduled from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, will take place in the DMH McSwain Room,... Read More.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Sheriff Potter is leading the way in Domestic Violence Awareness Month! In his article, "Together We Can:... Read More.
From The Desk Of DeSoto County Sheriff PotterWe all face different difficulties and stressful situations each day, this includes our deputies that face all the regular life challenges, but also unique challenges while working in the law enforcement profession.May is mental health awareness month,... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office is recognizing #DrowsyDriverAwarenessDay by encouraging you to raise awareness of the harmful impacts of sleep deprivation.The best way to offset drowsiness while driving is to STOP... Read More.
September Is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (SPAM)If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org to reach the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless... Read More.
DeSoto County’s Sheriff Potter presents the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office’s Active Shooter Awareness Training for the Public. This program will be offered on two separate dates at South Florida State College, DeSoto Campus. You... Read More.
DeSoto County’s Sheriff's Department DeSoto County’s Sheriff Potter presents the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office’s Active Shooter Awareness Training for the Public. This program will be offered on two separate dates at South Florida State College, DeSoto Campus. You must be 18 years of age... Read More.
From the desk of Sheriff Bill Prummell-October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is a serious issue that cannot go overlooked, which is why I proudly sit on the Board of Directors for the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (C.A.R.E.).From October 1, 2020... Read More.