Due to Coronavirus precautions, in-person services are limited. Visit the Citizen Center Public Alerts page for more information.
Join Leon County Sheriff’s Office and local community partners for the inaugural Capital County Community Classic - a basketball tournament for youth and young adults aged 14-24!
The LCSO Kindness Campaign is an initiative designed to cultivate a culture of compassion and positive engagement within our community and the Leon County Sheriff's Office (LCSO). Our campaign aims to celebrate the profound quality of kindness, with an emphasis on individual acts of kindness.
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Leon County Today with Sheriff McNeil airs weekly. Be sure to tune in!
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In an effort to better understand the commonalities between the people, conditions, and circumstances contributing to the homicides in our community, Sheriff McNeil assembled a project team to complete an exploratory review of the homicides reported in Leon County between 2015-2020.
Using this online reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a temporary copy of the report.
FULL Academy sponsorship with 2-year Contract Commitment
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The Leon County Sheriff’s Office has a new smartphone app called "LCSO Connect". The app is a vital resource for the citizens of Leon County, as well as other visitors. The overall premise is to provide information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone.
The LCSO app is now available to download for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play by searching “LCSO Connect"
A behind-the-scenes look at the many career opportunities we have to offer
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.
LCSO Crime Map is powered through Crimemapping.com. The 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.
The Leon County Detention Facility houses arrestees taken into custody by numerous law enforcement entities throughout the county. Booking reports are posted daily.
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.
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.
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.