Sheriff’s Department is Hiring

Interested in employment with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office?  PLEASE NOTE:  LOCATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED.  It will be held at the Stonewall Government Plaza in Stonewall, LA on October 09, 2021.

DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office has a multiple step hiring process.  Throughout this process, applicants will be screened with a reading and comprehension test, physical fitness assessment, background check, and interview.

For more information regarding our process and to obtain a copy of our hiring packet, you may visit our website at

Please pre-register for this testing by completing the above hiring packet and submitting it at our main office, located at 205 Franklin Street, Mansfield, LA 71052 during normal business hours (M-F / 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays). 

NEXT TESTING DATE:  OCTOBER 09th  |  9:00am.

Although all are welcome to apply for any position, it is worth noting that on this testing date we will be seeking to fill positions in Patrol only. 


Upon arrival, applicants are expected to take a written test consisting of reading, comprehension, and vocabulary.

Immediately following this test there will be a Physical Assessment (or Physical Fitness Test) for ONLY those applying into Corrections and Patrol.

All testing will be held at:  STONEWALL GOVERNMENT PLAZA / SUBSTATION, 1746 Highway 171, Stonewall, La.