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Posted on: August 10, 2015

"Pets"sember Event

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The public is offered:
Dog or Cat 5:1 Vaccine - $10
Micro-chipping - $10
Canine Heartworm Test - $10
Feline FeLk/Fiv Test - $15

**We can only accept check or cash**

DeSoto County Animal Services 662-469-8004

Posted on: August 17, 2015

DeSoto County Citizens Law Enforcement Academy

The Desoto County Sheriff’s Department is proud to present the Citizens Law Enforcement Academy (CLEA). The CLEA has been developed to further the department's goal of expanding the Community Oriented Policing philosophy throughout the department and the community. In doing so, it is important to foster interaction and cooperation between the department and the citizens it serves. One way of accomplishing this goal is through an exchange of ideas and education.

The Citizens Law Enforcement Academy is designed to educate the citizens of Desoto County on the Mission, Vision, and Values of the department as well as policies, procedures, and day-to-day operations. The CLEA provides the participants with a unique inside look at the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department and presents an opportunity to increase the understanding of the department. By highlighting the role, capabilities, and limitations of the department, this course helps to increase the level of trust, respect, and sense of understanding and awareness between the department and the community we serve.

The Citizens Academy is structured to provide information on a variety of topics in enjoyable and interesting ways. Some of the topics that will be covered are: Communications, Internal Affairs, Investigations, Justice System, Juvenile Law, Narcotics, Officer Safety, Patrol Operations, Records, SWAT, Training, Traffic, Motors, and the K-9 program. There will also be opportunities for ride-a-longs with Deputies and sit-a-longs with dispatchers.

Both sworn and non-sworn personnel of the Sheriff’s department teach the Citizen Academy classes. Each instructor has years of experience in his or her respective fields. Participants will have the opportunity to meet the Sheriff as well as the command staff of the department, ask questions, discuss issues, and do some of the things that Desoto County Sheriff’s Deputies do as part of their jobs.

The Citizens Law Enforcement Academy is a fun and exciting educational opportunity. All participants must be at least twenty-one years old, live in Desoto County, and have no felony convictions or any misdemeanor convictions in the past three years.

We invite you to be a part of this cooperative effort between the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department and the community. Click on the link below for schedules and applications or they can be obtained from: Captain Brian Keller 662-469-8534 bkeller@desotocountyms.gov or by coming by the Sheriff’s Department at 311 West South St. Hernando, Ms.38632Read on...

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Notice of Road Closure - Highway 51 between Star Landing & Pleasant Hill

The road is being closed to cut down hills for site distances, traffic light installment and road improvements.

We are sorry for this inconvenience. Detour routes will be posted. If you have any problems or questions please contact MDOT's Batesville office at 662-563-4541Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Notice of Road Closure - Sunset Road between Laughter Rd. & Malone Rd.

This request to close came from MDOT and the road contractor's suggestions to eliminate an excessively steep, and potentially dangerous, temporary tie in of Sunset Rd. to Laughter Rd.

If you have any questions, please contact the Road Department at 662-469-8025Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...