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Leesburg Police welcome Lieutenant George Cumberledge to the Department.
Chief Gregory Brown announced that George Cumberledge recently joined the Leesburg Police Department as a Lieutenant in the Field Operations Division.
Lt. Cumberledge started his law enforcement career in 2001 with the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office where he served at the Adult Detention Center. In 2004, Lt. Cumberledge joined the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. He served as a patrol deputy for seven years before being promoted to Sergeant in 2010.
While with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, He supervised the Employment Services Section and Rapid Response Unit. Lt. Cumberledge also served as a member of the Sheriff’s Office SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team for over a decade with three of those years as team commander.
Lt. Cumberledge is a certified instructor through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Criminal Justice Services, specializing in Taser deployment and Firearms.
Lt. Cumberledge holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia Southern University, having graduated Magna Cum Laude. He will be assigned to the Police Department’s Field Operations Division.
Officer Sam Shenouda
Public Information Officer
Office: (703) 771-4538