Current Weather

DCSO Says Stay Informed and Safe: 2024 Hurricane Season Tips

As of June 1st, the 2024 Hurricane Season has officially begun. It's crucial for everyone in our community to be well-prepared for potential storms. Reflecting on past experiences, we remember Hurricane Ian, which struck Southwest Florida on September 28, 2022, as a Category 4... Read More.

Two Time Convicted Felon Apprehended By DCSO

Thursday,  the DeSoto County Sheriff's Office dedicated Narcotics Unit swiftly responded to Oak Street Apartments, where they apprehended 23-year-old Javin Jenkins, who was wanted for a Felony Violation of Probation Warrant. Upon confrontation, Jenkins resisted and even threatened our deputies, but our team acted... Read More.

DCSO Teen Driver Challenge Set For September

Desoto County Sheriff's Office Parents, are you hesitant to hand over the car keys? Let us help you with your decision. Sign up your teen NOW for our Teen Driver Challenge!

News From The Desk Of Sheriff Potter DCSO

“Creating Safe Spaces – Bullying Prevention and Intervention”Hey DeSoto County,As the back-to-school season is now in full swing, I feel it is a crucial time to address a topic that remains close to our hearts: Bullying Prevention and Intervention. August is designated as “Don’t... Read More.

DCSO Takes Dangerous Predator Off The Streets

On September 18, 2002, Jason Wayne Pearson pled guilty and was convicted for committing heinous crimes, including one count of Sexual Battery with Force/Weapon and two counts of Kidnapping, under Florida State Statutes (FSS) 794.011(3) and 787.01(1)(a)2.... Read More.

DCSO Traffic Snapshot for This Week

YOUR safety on the roads is our top priority! As part of our commitment to foster safer driving habits in our community, we present you the weekly

DCSO Successful Recovery And Active Warrant Update

DeSoto County Sheriff's Office - We are thrilled to share some great news from our Criminal Investigative Division! Detective Santana's dedication and hard work paid off as a reported stolen camper has been found safely and returned... Read More.