Employment Application

Thank you for your interest in employment with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department. Our agency is recognized as an accredited law enforcement agency in the State of Mississippi per standards established by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Incorporated. Based upon this accreditation, the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department is committed to maintaining a dynamic and diverse workforce and to holding our employees to the highest standards pertaining to individual efficiency, morality and professionalism. Our agency is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents in DeSoto County.

The DeSoto County Sheriff's Department seeks to employ qualified individuals, who have a desire to pursue a challenging career in law enforcement, whether the choice is to be a certified officer, a line officer in the Adult or Juvenile Detention Facilities or in a support staff position, and who are dedicated to completing their assigned tasks with utmost integrity.

Again, thank you for your interest and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions. We wish you the very best in your pursuit of employment and a long and rewarding career if you are offered and accept a position with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Good Physical Condition
  • No Criminal History
  • Valid Drivers License

Please download our Employment Application (PDF) and submit to the Sheriff's Department at:
3091 Industrial Drive W
Hernando, MS 38632

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