Did You Know?
- In Florida, a person is killed by a family member every 36 hours.
- Domestic Violence is the leading cause of injury among women.
- More than 100,000 incidents of Domestic Violence are reported in Florida each year involving victims both young and old, male and female.
As a "Community Oriented Policing" agency, it is the the goal of the Leesburg Police Department to keep our community informed of any special concerns or law enforcement issues. These concerns may range from criminal activity to general safety issues. Information regarding current concerns or issues within our community may be found below:
You Have Rights...
Knowing Your Legal Rights and Options is the
First Step Toward Ending Abuse.
Each year in the state of Florida, thousands of men, women and children become victims of Domestic Violence. Most refuse to report incidents of Domestic Violence either out of fear or shame.
You have rights and can end the cycle of abuse. The Leesburg Police Department is committed to assisting abuse victims through enforcement of criminal statutes, education regarding your rights and remedies, and sheltering victims of violence when necessary.
The following resources provide valuable information regarding Domestic Violence and how to stop the cycle of abuse.