Citizens On Patrol - Mission Statement

The Citizens On Patrol Program of DeSoto, Texas is comprised of dedicated and highly trained volunteers who are committed to working hand in hand with the DeSoto Police Department in performing those operational duties and assignments deemed necessary to maintain and improve the safety of our community such as:
  • Developing and maintaining a positive relationship between our Police Department, our citizens and local businesses.
  • Increasing citizen awareness of crime prevention and crime related issues.
  • Encouraging communication between the Police Department and the citizens of DeSoto
  • Actively patrolling City of DeSoto neighborhoods and reporting suspicious or criminal activity.
  • Performing any and all assigned department tasks.