DeSoto County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: DeSoto County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 208 East Cypress Street, Arcadia, 34266 FL
  • Chief:
Phone: (863) 993-4700
Fax: 863-993-4712

DeSoto County Sheriff's Office is located at 208 East Cypress Street, Arcadia, 34266 FL. The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office phone number is (863) 993-4700.

DeSoto County Sheriff's Office News

All of us at the Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone to lock your vehicle doors before heading off to bed! #9PMRoutine

The Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to training our deputies in advanced tactics. Our deputies complete firearm re-certifications every six months in order to stay proficient with their duty weapons. Continuous training better prepares our deputies for various potential scenarios and will equip them with the confidence to handle any situation they may face in the line of duty.

It’s time for the #9PMRoutine! Make sure you lock your doors for the night!

Today, the Sheriff’s Office had the privilege of hosting a blood drive through One Blood. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the blood drive. We would also like to thank One Blood for their care and compassion while drawing our blood.

It’s time for the #9PMRoutine! Make sure all of your doors are locked up for the night!

Daylight Savings Time ends tonight at 2am. Don't forget to set your clocks back 1 hour.

School Resource Deputies, Sergeant Mike Snow and Deputy Miguel Galvan had a little fun today as Nocatee Elementary hosted crazy hair day. Looking good guys!!

Sheriff Potter is happy to announce DCSO has partnered with oneblood the “BIG RED BUS”. DCSO will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 10am- 3pm at the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office. Come out and give a priceless gift, the gift of life.

Today, Victim's Advocate Al'Jenna Hoskins, Deputy James Kirdy and Captain Andrew Proudfit attended the 50th Anniversary of DMH's Caring and Safety Fair. Come out and visit us and all of the other great vendors.

Are all of your doors locked up for the night? If not, now is the perfect time to lock them. Let’s all follow the #9PMRoutine

Today, members of the Sheriff’s Office Dive Team successfully recovered a vehicle which was submerged in the Peace River. The vehicle was located approximately 200 yards south of the Nocatee Boat Ramp.

Download the FDLE public safety app today! Just in time for Halloween, FDLE launches a new mobile app making it easy for citizens to see where sexual offenders have registered a residential address in Florida. The “Search Sexual Offenders and Predators” button is one of seven FDLE public services featured in the new app. The FDLE App is available for download free of charge in the Google Play store and the Apple App Store. Search for “FDLE Mobile App” in the Google Play Store or for “FDLE” in the Apple App Store. You can also report suspicious activity through the app and include photos! Remember, this app should never be used as an emergency app because is it not monitored 24/7. In an emergency situation, please call 911.

Don’t forget, Sheriff Potter will be in the Sheriff’s Office Lobby until 4:00 pm passing out candy! We would love to see everyone and their costumes!

Sheriff Potter will be in the Sheriff’s Office Lobby from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm passing out candy! So stop by, show us your costume and get some candy!

It’s time for the #9PMRoutine! Before you go to bed make sure you have all your doors locked up tight!

School Resource Sergeant Mike Snow and the staff from the Family Service Center are dressed and ready for Halloween Night!!

Goodnight DeSoto! Don’t forget to lock all your doors before you head off to bed. #9PMRoutine

As Halloween Night approaches, Sheriff Potter and his staff at DeSoto County Sheriff's Office are asking everyone to please use caution while driving this Wednesday, as there will be children and adults on or near the roadways “trick or treating.” Be seen! Make sure costumes are light and reflective in color and everyone has a flashlight. The safety and wellbeing for all is our number one concern. We ask all parents and caregivers to obey the law and not allow any passengers to ride on the exterior of a vehicle or trailer.

It’s 9 PM, that means it’s time to lock all of your doors for the night. #9PMRoutine

We would like to remind everyone, that as tonight's game is a rivalry game please expect an increase in traffic near the DeSoto High School before and after the game. Remember, the Sheriff's Office will have deputies at the game to keep everyone safe. If you need anything please let one of our deputies know. GO BULLDOGS!!

Time for the #9PMRoutine! Make sure your doors are locked up tight for the night.