Leesburg, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information

Leesburg is a city located in Lake County. According to the 2016 census, approximately 22,419 people are living in the area. The city has a Commission–manager form of government. The current mayor is John Christian. The City Manager is Al Minner.

City Hall
501 W. Meadow St.
Leesburg, FL 34749-0630
(352) 728-9786

Leesburg City Website

Al Minner, City Manager
(352) 728-9786, ext. 1100
citymanager@leesburgflorida.gov

In 2016, the city of Leesburg has a crime index of 515.1 which is almost double the national average at 280.5. During that year, there was only 1 reported murder, 21 reported rapes, 37 reported robberies, and 149 reported assaults. There were also 260 reported burglaries, 774 reported thefts, and 76 auto thefts. As of September 2018, 113 registered sex offenders living in Leesburg. The ratio of sex offenders to residents is 1 to 202.

Leesburg, Florida – Police Station Information

In 2016, there were 1,318 reported incidents in Leesburg. The total crime rate of the city was 5,907 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Compared to the Florida average (3,117 crimes per 100,000 people), this was 89% higher. It was also higher than the national average by 108% higher which was 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people. The most common crimes that occurred in the city was thefts.

The Leesburg Police Department can be found on E Magnolia Street. It is under the leadership of Chief Rob Hicks. The department employs 71 sworn officers, 25 full-time civilians and 8 part-time school crossing guards. It is comprised of three divisions – Road Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Support Services.

Leesburg Police Department
115 E Magnolia St
Leesburg, Florida 34748
352-728-9860

Leesburg Police Dept
Leesburg Police Facebook

The Lake County Detention Center is the jail used by the Leesburg Police Department. It is a 960-bed facility that can be found in Tavares staffed with 239 personnel under the leadership of Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell. Inmates in general population are allowed 2 visits per week, up to 1 hour for each visit. Juveniles have special visitation hours. The schedule is as follows:

General Population and AC/PC
Sunday through Saturday:
9:00 am – 11:00 am
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Juveniles, B2B and females in B1
Sunday through Saturday:
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lake County Detention Center
551 W. Main St,
Tavares, FL 32778
352 742-4000

Open Records Requests in Leesburg, Florida
The City Clerk is the official public records custodian for the City of Leesburg. All requests can be submitted to this office.

City Clerk
352.728.9786 EXT. 1152

Leesburg Citizen Request Center

You can also request to inspect or obtain copies of public records from the Leesburg Police Department. All public records requests must be made to the Records Department.

Custodian of Police Records
(352)728-9860

Custodian of Records
City of Leesburg Municipal Police Officers’ Pension Trust Fund
Barbara C Cooper
Alpha Ladies LLC
PO Box 296
Danville, Indiana 46122
352-250-6814

Police Logs in Leesburg, Florida

Crime reports for the area covered by the Leesburg Police Department can be viewed online. The most common crime reported is theft.

Crime Reports

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