Desoto Parish Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Jayson Richardson
Address 205 Franklin Street
Mansfield LA 71052
Phone (318) 872-3956

About Us


The DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing effective and efficient law enforcement to DeSoto Parish. We shall strive to improve the quality of life of our citizens while serving with integrity and protecting with compassion.


This agency shall be a leader in public safety through innovation, continuous learning and quality leadership. We will equally enforce the law, preserve the peace, prevent crime and apprehend those that offend. We will do this while providing secure and humane detention of persons in our custody. We will train, equip, and nurture professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence. We will always be committed to enhancing the quality of life for all people of DeSoto Parish.


The DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office embraces these Core Values:
RESPECT: As community servants, we will treat the public and each other ethically and with dignity and compassion.
TRUST: We understand that trust is earned from our community, through honest actions, transparency, and purposeful interaction.
EXCELLENCE: We will provide the highest level of customer service, constantly seeking improvement which evolves with the needs of our community and our Agency.
SERVICE: We will place the wellbeing of others above their own. Recognizing the importance of each member of this agency, we do our utmost to encourage and assist one another to develop as professionals.


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