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Leesburg Police Department

  • 65 Plaza St N.E., Leesburg, VA 20176, United States

The Leesburg Police Department has a proud record of providing police services since 1758. To serve our rapidly growing community of over 47,000 citizens, our department has Patrol/Community Policing Officers, Canine Officers, a Crime Prevention Officer, Bicycle Officers, Detectives, ID Technicians, Motorcycle Traffic Officers, School Resource Officers, an Emergency Response Team, Civil Defense Unit, and our own Emergency Communications Center.
Our Department is a full-service law enforcement agency emphasizing the philosophies of community policing and providing proactive crime prevention programs. Currently serving under the command of Chief of Police Joseph R. Price, our authorized strength is 87 sworn officers. Our facility is the only police agency in the local area that remains open 24 hours a day.



The Leesburg Police Department is committed, in partnership with the community, to provide the highest quality of police services by using innovative, proactive approaches to improve the quality of life in Leesburg, while at the same time maintaining respect for the rights and dignity of all.


The Police Department is committed to Make Leesburg the Safest Community by:            

Providing high quality and high value service, the first time, every time.

Creating a work environment where people want to come to work and succeed.

Treating all with respect and dignity.

Organizational Values


We are committed in leading the town government and the law enforcement profession by setting a mark of excellence in everything that we do.


We pride ourselves on our commitment to maintaining the public trust and respect through a commitment to the highest standards of integrity and professional ethics. We are committed to respecting the rights and human dignity of all and the value of all members of the community and department.


We are dedicated to provide the highest quality of service in a consistent manner that emphasizes effectiveness, efficiency and innovation. We are dedicated to empower our employees to take risks, expand horizons, and always pursue excellence.