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Office of the Chief


Chief Joseph Price joined the Leesburg Police Department in 2000 as the Chief of Police. He came to Leesburg from Montgomery County MD., where he served 25 years before retiring as a Bureau Chief.                                                   Chief Joseph R. Price, Leesburg Police Department

The Chief of Police is responsible for:

• Overall Operations and Mission of the Police Department
• Maintaining appropriate relations with the public and media.
• Carrying out the inspectional services function of the Department.

Professional Affiliations:

• Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police
• Member, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy Associates
• Member, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
• Chair, Northern Virginia Chiefs and Sheriffs Group
• Co-Chair, Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force

The Chief of Police Reports directly to the Town Manager and is responsible for all aspects of the Leesburg Police Department.