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.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.
Our rules of decorum are in place to encourage civil discourse and to prevent a poster from disrupting dialog in a way that prevents or impedes the accomplishment of the purpose of our social media sites. Our purpose is to convey important public safety information, increase our ability to quickly, effectively, and efficiently reach Leon County and Big Bend area residents to help us find criminal suspects, find missing and/or endangered persons, communicate public safety alerts, and further our mission of preventing, reducing, suppressing, displacing, solving, and fighting crime in Leon County.Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
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.