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GOT DRUGS?
Turn in your expired or unused medication for SAFE DISPOSAL on Saturday, April 26 between 10am-2pm at the Desoto Police Station located at 714 E. Beltline Road.

 

Police Department
Vision Statement
"To become the standard for Law Enforcement excellence"

Mission Statement
"Excellence, one contact at a time"


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To send an anonymous crime tip via text message to the DeSoto Police Department, text the keyword DESOTO and your message to 847411 (tip411), or use the web form here:
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If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod, download the free app here to submit your crime tip.


NOW YOU CAN GET REAL-TIME CRIME STATISTICS AND
SUBMIT POLICE REPORTS ON-LINE!
With Police 2 Citizen, you can have it at your fingertips! (p2c)

DeSoto and Cedar Hill Police Departments have partnered to allow citizens to view and map police records, search for specific incidents and obtain accident reports.  Additionally, citizens can log-on to submit non-emergency incident reports. 
Other features added to enhance the citizens experience include slide shows which detail Missing Persons, Most Wanted, and recent arrests.  Visit: p2c.swrcc.net for a tour of the web site.

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DeSoto Police Department 


Contact
Joseph W. Costa
Chief of Police
714 E. Beltline Rd.
DeSoto, TX 75115

Emergencies:
9-1-1 (24 hours)

Non Emergency Line: 972.223.6111
Administrative Line: 469.658.3000 

Administrative Hours
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fingerprinting
Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon
$10 each set

Welcome
Thank you for visiting the DeSoto Police Department web page. Our Department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency. We have an authorized strength of 70 sworn officers and 36 civilian personnel. These employees are eager to provide the Citizens of DeSoto with professional law enforcement services.


Citizen Partnerships
The DeSoto Police Department recognizes that police/citizen partnerships are the essence of providing quality police services. DeSoto Police Department strives to create those partnerships through programs including, but not limited to, Citizens Police Academies, Neighborhood Partnership meetings, Senior Citizen Symposiums, and summer "GREAT" programs for the youth.

We hope you find our web page informative and helpful. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or concerns. We will respond to any question or concern you may have.

Core Values

SERVICE
We are empowered individually and collectively to enhance the quality of life in the community by providing high quality police services through professionalism, innovation and partnerships.

PROFESSIONALISM
Our conduct, appearance and demeanor shall display the highest standard of personal and organizational excellence.

INTEGRITY
We will demonstrate the courage to uphold the highest moral and ethical principles including honesty, trust and accountability.

TEAMWORK
We will maintain an environment of cooperation, support, open communication and mutual respect within the department, city and the criminal justice profession.

LEADERSHIP
Organizational and individual commitment to demonstrate vision, direction and motivation daily to ensure organizational goals and objectives are achieved.

ACCOUNTABILITY
A personal choice though empowerment to rise above one's circumstances and demonstrate the ownership necessary for achieving desired results.

EMPOWERMENT
See it, own it, solve it, do it.