Walter McNeil



The mission of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office is to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety by working in partnership with our diverse community.


United in a spirit of teamwork, we are committed to being law enforcement's benchmark for excellence by providing World Class public safety services to the people of Leon County, while maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.

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Leon County Sheriff's Office Crime Map

The TOPS crime mapping system utilizes an advanced mapping engine, which helps provide a high level of functionality, as well as flexibility. Crime data is extracted on a regular basis from our department's records system so that the information being viewed is the most current available. This data is always verified for accuracy and all address information is generalized by block in order to help ensure privacy is protected.

LCSO Crime Map

Daily Booking Reports

The Leon County Detention Facility houses arrestees taken into custody by numerous law enforcement entities throughout the county. Booking reports are posted daily.

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Media Releases

LCSO/North Florida HIDTA Dismantle Drug Trafficking Organization

LCSO Seizes Drugs and Makes Multiple Arrests in Southern Tallahassee Raid

LCSO Arrests Man for Incident on School Campus

LCSO Makes Arrests in Organized Crime Ring Spanning Southern U.S.


Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy

The Leon County Sheriff’s Office’s Citizens Academy offers residents the opportunity to learn and get hands on experience in how we continuously work to make Leon County a safer place to live work and play. The academy is a 10 week program, meeting once a week and culminating with a graduation ceremony. Citizens get the opportunity to ride along with a deputy on patrol, tour our Detention Facility, react to simulated “shoot or no shoot” scenarios, shoot our high powered weapons, and much more.

LCSO Disaster Preparedness

LCSO Disaster Preparedness

The Leon County Sheriff's Office has a new, state of the art hub for activation, in the event of a hurricane, other natural disaster or critical situation. The Operations Response Center is located inside LCSO's administration building on Municipal Way. It is equipped with hurricane shutters and structured to sustain hurricane force winds. LCSO has a detailed plan, inclusive of 24 hour staffing to respond to the needs of the community is a crisis situation.

Detention Facility Re-entry Fair

Detention Facility Re-entry Fair

The Leon County Detention Facility sponsors quarterly Reentry seminars, to help prepare inmates for their return to society. The participants have the opportunity to gain resources and assistance from local organizations and express their concerns about reentering the community.

The purpose for the information resource fair is to help the participants succeed; as we believe that when they succeed, we succeed.

Resources include presentations on job opportunities, smoking cessation programs, financial wellness and more.