Leadership

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    Michael L. Chapman

    Mike Chapman was elected Sheriff, Loudoun County, VA in 2011 and took office January 2012. He was reelected in 2015, and began his second term in January, 2016. He directs operations for the largest full-service office in the State of Virginia which handles county-wide law enforcement, the jail and our courts. The Sheriff’s Office employs approximately 800; 600 sworn deputies and 200 civilian personnel. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office serves a population of 350,000 and an area of 519 square miles. During his first term in office, Sheriff Chapman expanded the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) to include both Elementary and Middle Schools, established a Cold Case squad; enhanced media outreach through integrated technology and a restructured website; introduced on-line reporting; professionalized the Human Resources and hiring processes; and improved training, accountability and efficiency.  (Full Bio)

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    Lt. Colonel Mark Poland

    Lieutenant Colonel Mark J. Poland has served with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s office for over 23 years within the Operations Bureau. He started his career with the Winchester City Police Department as a patrol officer before transferring to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. He is a dedicated and professional commander currently assigned as the Chief Deputy. Previous assignments included Patrol Deputy, Major Crimes Detective, Sergeant within Patrol and the Narcotics Unit respectively, 2nd Lieutenant in Patrol and Internal Affairs, Assistant Division Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division and Division Commander of Field Operations. Lieutenant Colonel Poland received his Master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Security and Defense and graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude, from The George Washington University with a Bachelor’s degree in Police Science. He is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy, Session 260. He is a lifelong resident of Loudoun County where he lives with his wife and two children.

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    Major Michael Cox

    Major Mike Cox is the Commander of the Corrections and Court Services Division. He joined the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office in 1995. He successfully achieved each supervisory rank to include Sergeant, 2nd Lieutenant, 1stLieutenant, and Captain-Assistant Division Commander. He has successfully completed executive leadership training through the FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association, the Professional Executive Leadership School and the Southern Police Institute.

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    Major Christopher Hines

    Major Christopher Hines joined the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 and serves as the Commander of the Field Operations Division. He began his career as a Corrections Deputy, and served as a Patrol Deputy, Criminal Investigator, School Resource Officer, and Crime Scene Investigator. He has held the supervisory ranks of Sergeant, 2nd Lieutenant, 1stLieutenant, Assistant Station Commander, Station Commander, and Assistant Division Commander. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.



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    Major Eric Prugh

    Major Eric Prugh serves as the Commander of Administrative Technical Services Division. He began his career as a Field Deputy, and served as a; Sergeant in Patrol; Lieutenant of the Community Resource Unit; the Dulles South Station Commander; and the  Assistant Commander in the Criminal Investigations Division. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the US Army Command and General Staff College.

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    Major Bobby Miller

    Major Bobby Miller serves as the Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division. He began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in 1996, as a Field Deputy and Field Training Officer before becoming a Major Crimes Detective. Within both Field Operations and the Criminal Investigations Divisions, he has held the supervisory ranks of Sergeant, 2ndLieutenant, Assistant Station Commander, Station Commander, and Assistant Division Commander. He graduated from the FBI National Academy in 2018.

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    Major Rudolph Landon

    Major Rudy Landon serves as the Commander of Operational Support Division. He joined the Loudoun County Sheriff’s in 1989 and began his career as a Corrections Deputy, and then served as a Field Deputy, Sergeant in Patrol/Criminal Investigations/Gangs; as a Lieutenant in the Field/Operational Support Division; and as the Assistant Station Commander in the Field Operations Division and as Assistant Commander in the Operational Support Division.