DeSoto’s new law enforcement leaders aim for stability

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: January 22, 2024 12:37 PM CT | Published: January 21, 2024 11:40 AM CT

With a recently elected sheriff, and new police chiefs in Olive Branch, Hernando, Horn Lake and Southaven, the county stands unified against crime.


DeSoto County Sheriff's Department Law Enforcement police chiefs
Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit

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