Leesburg Police Department

  • Agency: Leesburg Police Department
  • Address: 65 Plaza St NE, Leesburg, 20175 VA
  • Chief: Joseph R Price (Chief of Police)

Leesburg Police Department is located at 65 Plaza St NE, Leesburg, 20175 VA. The Chief of Police of the department is Joseph R Price. The Leesburg Police Department phone number is 703-771-4500.

Leesburg Police Department News

On this Veterans day, we want to thank and honor all those who served and currently serve in the United States Armed Forces.

Leesburg Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify two individuals wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred on Wednesday. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective M. Drogin at (703) 771-4541. If you wish to remain anonymous call the Leesburg Crime Line at (703) 443-8477 (TIPS).

The Leesburg Police Department is currently investigating a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of the Giant store located at 635 Potomac Station Drive NE. The suspect(s) fled on foot after the alleged robbery towards the area of Harper Park Middle School and the school was put on lockdown. The school was reopened shortly after it was put on lockdown. The investigation into the circumstances that led to the robbery are continuing and there is no threat to the community. More information about the incident will be disseminated once it becomes available. Media Contact: Officer Sam Shenouda Public Information Officer Leesburg Police Department

***LPD News Release: LPD Introduce Newest Addition*** On Wednesday, the Leesburg Police Department introduced the newest addition to the agency: a lightweight, four-propeller, camera-equipped Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). An Unmanned Aircraft System, commonly referred to as a drone, is an aircraft without a pilot onboard controlled from an operator on the ground. All remote operators must earn certification for drone operation through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). One operator, Master Police Officer Kevin Zodrow, is currently certified to pilot the drone and Leesburg police hope to have another operator within the next few months. Below are some examples of what police procedures the drone can be used for: Search and rescue Traffic accident reconstruction Flood assessments Dangerous situations A demonstration of the drone’s capabilities and information about the Leesburg Police Department's drone program were also presented to the media on Wednesday. Members of the community are encouraged to contact the department's Public Information Office (PIO), Officer Sam Shenouda, if they have any questions about the drone program. Media Contact: Officer Sam Shenouda, Public Information Officer Email: sshenouda@leesburgva.gov . 703-771-4538

You may notice something different about our officers during the month of November. Leesburg officers, in collaboration with Inova Loudoun Hospital, are participating in a cancer awareness campaign known as "No-Shave November.” The purpose of the campaign is to bring awareness to patients that often lose their hair secondary to cancer treatment. Officers participating in the event are donating money to Inova Loudoun Hospital to support various cancer programs. During the month of November, participating members of the Leesburg Police Department will be permitted to forego shaving for the month. This partnership will afford us the opportunity to directly assist community members who may be impacted by cancer.

Leesburg Police Chief Greg Brown was honored to attend the Vigil for Pittsburgh at Congregation Sha'are Shalom in Leesburg. We stand with and protect ALL members of our community.

Leesburg Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the individuals in this photo. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective M. Taylor at (703) 771-4517. If you wish to remain anonymous call the Leesburg Crime Line at (703) 443-8477 (TIPS).

The Leesburg Police would like to remind our residents, businesses and visitors to stay safe on Halloween while Trick or Treating. For more information please see our poster.

For Immediate Release October 25, 2018 ***Three Teenagers Charged With Tuscarora High School Incident*** Leesburg, VA- Two 17-year-old and one 16-year-old Tuscarora High School students have been charged in connection with an incident that occurred in the school’s locker room earlier this month. One student has been charged with sexual battery and the two other students have been charged with assault and battery. The teenagers allegedly assaulted an underclassman on the football team on October 1st after regular school hours. The names of the three teenagers cannot be released due to their status as juveniles. A School Resource Officer was made aware of the allegations on the morning of October 5th. Detectives with the Leesburg Police Department began investigating the circumstances surrounding the assaults in conjunction with Loudoun County Public School officials and staff, parents, and the Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney. After a thorough investigation and a review of the findings with the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, it was determined that the allegations did not meet the criteria of hazing as defined in the Virginia State Code. Media Contact: Officer Sam Shenouda, Public Information Officer Email: sshenouda@leesburgva.gov . 703-771-4538

11-year-old Raegan Creppon, a Catoctin Elementary student stopped by Leesburg police headquarters to drop off two baskets filled with goodies. Reagan wanted to do a random act of kindness and chose her community’s guardians! We are immensely thankful for her kindness and baskets!

***POLICE MAKE ARRESTS IN 7-ELEVEN ROBBERIES*** Leesburg, VA – A Maryland man and a Virginia woman have been charged in connection with a series of armed robberies targeting 7-Eleven convenience stores in Northern Virginia. The suspects were identified through a multi-jurisdictional effort between the Leesburg Police Department, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Fairfax County Police Department. In Loudoun County, Carlton L. Frye, III, 22, of Lanham, MD, was charged October 22, 2018, with two counts of robbery and two counts of use of a firearm during the commission of a robbery. The charges are connected to the September 3, 2018, robberies of the 7-Eleven in the 100 block of Dry Mill Road in Leesburg and the 7-Eleven in the 46100 block of Woodshire Drive in Sterling. Additionally, Frye is charged in Fairfax County with one count of robbery and one count of use of a firearm during the commission of a felony in connection with the August 28, 2018, robbery of the 7-Eleven located in the 2300 block of Soapstone Drive in Reston. Frye was apprehended in Maryland last night and remains held in Prince George’s County pending extradition to Virginia. An accomplice in the robberies, Zakiyyah H. Vickers, 21, of Woodbridge, was arrested October 11, 2018, and charged with three counts of robbery in connection with three robberies in Loudoun County on September 3. She remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond. Additional charges are likely in both Fairfax County and Loudoun County. The Prince William County Police Department, the Prince George’s County Police Department, and the U.S. Marshals Service assisted in the investigation. ### Media Contact: Officer Sam Shenouda, Public Information Officer Email: sshenouda@leesburgva.gov . 703-771-4538

Members of the Leesburg Police Department along with members of the Fairfax County Police Department paid respect to Norfolk Police Officer Seth Amos as his body was escorted by police from Fairfax Hospital back to Norfolk. Services for Officer Amos will be held this Friday in Chesapeake, VA. #sethstrong.

Help us make our community safe. This Saturday, October 27, from 9am-2pm you can bring any unused medications to the Leesburg Wegmans.

One of the individuals participating in today’s test will soon be joining our police family as a dispatcher. For more opportunities with the Leesburg Police Department, please visit: https://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities

The Leesburg Police Department is seeking to hire the most qualified individual for the position of Police Captain. For more information please click on the link below: https://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities

Leesburg Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate an individual wanted for indecent exposure incidents. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective K. Rzewnicki at (703) 771-4521. If you wish to remain anonymous call the Leesburg Crime Line at (703) 443-8477 (TIPS).

Always #MoveOver for emergency vehicles.

Trying to find something fun to do today? Stop by Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company’s open house event which is going on until 2:00 p.m. The fire station is located at 61 Plaza Street NE. There is a lot of fun equipment on display for the kids. Of course the best kinds of equipment are the ones that say police on them! 👮‍♀️🚔 🚒

On January 3rd, 1996, now retired Norfolk Police Department Officer Chris Amos was shot twice after pursuing a man suspected of narcotics related activity. 22 years later, Amos met up with Leesburg Police Sergeant R. Wakeham, who on the day of the shooting, was working as a paramedic and performed life-saving treatment on Amos. They have not seen each other since the day Amos was shot.

We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that occurred yesterday in Florence, South Carolina where seven law enforcement officers were shot in a brutal ambush. We are praying for the family of fallen Officer Terrence Carraway and for the recovery of the other six officers facing serious injuries.

The Leesburg Police Department Explorer Post 1041 welcomed Virginia Attorney General, Mark Herring. The Attorney General addressed the young men & women who aspire to serve their community. During his address, the Attorney General stated, “I view myself as the people’s lawyer...people who really need someone to stand up and fight for them.” Attorney General Mark Herring. A special thanks to Ms. Michele Leith, the Northern Virginia community outreach coordinator. Pictured on the right.

Leesburg Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a runaway. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective D.A. Moreau at (703) 771-4500. If you wish to remain anonymous call the Leesburg Crime Line at (703) 443-8477 (TIPS).

Thank you to everyone who came out for National Coffee with a Cop Day! A special thanks to McDonald’s in Leesburg for hosting this great event.

We are at McDonalds! Stop by and see us!

Don't forget to join us tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. for coffee and conversation. For more information click on our flyer.