Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement


39 Catoctin Circle, S.E., Leesburg

Stephen O. Simpson, Sheriff

Sheriff's Administration: 703-777-0407

Emergency: 911

Nonemergency: 703-777-1021

Public Information: 703-771-5278, Kraig Troxell

Crime Prevention/Community Relations: 703-771-5747

Sheriff's Traffic Hotline: 703-771-5798

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is divided into five branches:

Field Operations

Division Commander: Maj. R. Buckman

Field Operations responds to all citizens' calls 24 hours a day/365 days a year. Members of this division investigate traffic accidents, supervise school safety, help coordinate community policing programs and are responsible for school resource officers. The division also has a one sergeant, four deputy team that enforces law at the Dulles Town Center Mall.

Special Operations

Division Commander: Maj. Don Park

Team members of the Special Operations Division are involved in emergency response services through the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team, a hostage-negotiations team, a dive team, a bicycle-patrol team, identification services, a crossing guard program, K-9 operations, community policing, crime prevention, a traffic-safety unit, and the D.A.R.E. program.

Criminal Investigations

Division Commander: Maj. Larry Beardsley

The Criminal Investigations division of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office investigates unresolved serious misdemeanors and felonies. The division also is responsible for forensic examinations, computer forensics, computer seizures, juvenile offenses, and vice/narcotics investigations.

Administration/Technical Services

Division Commander: Maj. Scott Waddell

Customer service: 703-777-0407

The Administration/Technical Services division of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office provides numerous services including fingerprinting, evidence, communications (911), applicant section for hiring and records and criminal record checks. The division is where residents should go to seek concealed weapons permits, massage permits, solicitor permits and copies of accident and offense reports. Customer service is available Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. If seeking permit residents should arrive between 9 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Corrections/Courts Security

Division Commander: Maj. Robert Mulligan

Adult Detention Center: 703-777-0405

Administration: 703-777-0409

Work Release: 703-771-5242

The Department of Corrections houses the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center, which provides minimum, medium and maximum security for inmates. Court Security is responsible for providing security for all the convening courts in Loudoun County and civil process.

Additional Field Operations Stations:

Ashburn Station

45299 Research Place, Ashburn

Phone: 703-729-0621

Dulles South Public Safety Center

25216 Loudoun County Parkway, South Riding

Phone: 703-777-0100


Loudoun County Community Corrections Program

This program arranges community service work instead of incarceration for non-violent offenders.

110 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg

Pretrial Release Program

This program offers background investigations for pre-trial defendants and provides recommendations as to whether the defendants should be released under supervision.

108-E Edwards Ferry Road, N.E., Leesburg

Mailing Address: 348 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg 20178

Director: Ted G. McDaniel

Phone: 703-777-0207

Juvenile Detention Center

The Juvenile Detention Center securely incarcerates youth and provides them with counseling, substance abuse programs, crisis intervention and a certified school program.

42020 Loudoun Center Place, Leesburg

Phone: 703-771-5200

Alcohol Safety Action Program

This program educates people convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI).

9 Loudoun St., S.E., Leesburg

Phone: 703-771-4702

Gang Response Intervention Team (G.R.I.T.)

Gang Response Intervention Team (G.R.I.T.) is a multiagency, multidiscipline team charged with coordinating the overall reduction of street gang activity in the county.

G.R.I.T. Coordinator: Ed Ryan

18 E. Market Street, Leesburg

Phone: 703-777-0303