Loudoun County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Crime Numbers

The Virginia State Police collates crime data for all the counties in the state and publishes them as reports on its website. Its latest reports show that Loudoun County recorded a total of 12,328 crimes in 2017. This figure represents an 8.4% increase in total crime rate compared to the crime total for 2013. A closer look at the 2017 crime data for the county reveals that there were 3 homicides, 69 rapes, 71 robberies, 187 aggravated assaults, and 2,110 simple assaults. Reported incidences of property crime include 191 burglaries, 3,440 larceny thefts, 194 motor vehicle thefts, and 44 arsons.

Compared to 2013 crime data, rape (11.3%), robbery (57.8%), aggravated assault (14.7%), simple assault (5.7%), larceny theft (5.9%), motor vehicle theft (73.2%), and arson (22.2%) rates increased in Loudoun County in 2017. The five-year crime trend for the county also shows falling homicide (40%) and burglary (31%) rates in this period.

Criminal Records

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s provides local criminal history reports of arrests made by its officers. This background check is available to anyone living or working in the county. However, individuals can only request record checks on themselves. The Sheriff’s Office charges $7 for each background check and accepts payment in cash and check. Bring along a government-issued identification when requesting a background check from any of these four locations of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office:

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Administration Building
803 Sycolin Road, SE
Leesburg, VA 20175

Dulles South Public Safety Center
25216 Loudoun County Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20152

Eastern Loudoun Station
46620 East Frederick Drive
Sterling, VA 20164

Western Loudoun Station
47 W Loudoun Street
Round Hill, VA 20141

To request a statewide background check, contact the Virginia State Police. Submit requests using the Criminal History Background Search portal. Select Form SP-167 to conduct a name-based criminal history and sex offense search. Health facilities, government agencies, and organizations catering for children and the elderly need to complete Form SP-230 for background checks.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office does not release copies of offense reports unless ordered by a court. However, victims, complainants, and insurance companies may obtain summary sheets of offenses after presenting valid identification. While summary sheets are free for residents, businesses and out-of-county requesters must pay $10 for each summary. Fees are payable in cash and check. Request for this report at:

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office
803 Sycolin Road SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
Phone: (703) 777-0407

Copies of accident reports are also available at the Sheriff’s Office. When requesting such records in person, bring along a valid government-issued photo identification. The Sheriff’s Office only releases copies of accident reports to insurance companies and individuals listed on the reports. Out-of-county requesters and businesses have to pay $10 for each report in cash or check. Interested parties may also request for accident reports by mail. Send a letter including the case number and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office
Records Section
P.O. Box 7200
Leesburg, VA 20177-7200

The Virginia State Police maintains a central database of registered sex offenders living, working, and attending school in the state. Interested parties can search the Virginia Sex Offender Registry to find registered offenders living in Loudoun County by selecting the County tab. Other ways of searching this registry includes by name, zip code, street address, city, and school.

The Loudoun Adult Detention Center is the county jail. Run by the Sheriff’s Office, this detention facility is located at:

42035 Loudoun Center Place
Leesburg, VA 20175

Friends and family can deposit money in inmates’ commissary and prepaid telephone accounts at the kiosk located in the lobby of the county jail. They can also fund these accounts by visiting www.offenderconnect.com or calling 888-988-4PMT(4768) for Commissary Fund and 814-949-3303 for Prepaid Phone account.

Court Records

The courts in Loudoun County are part of the 20th Judicial District of Virginia. They include a Circuit Court, a General District Court, and a Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. The General District Court is further divided into Civil/Criminal Court and Traffic. All of these courts occupy the same courthouse. Below their addresses and contact information:

Loudoun County Circuit Court
18 E Market Street, 3rd Floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Courtrooms 2A through 2E
General District Court
Phone: (703) 777-0310 (24-hour information)

Traffic Court
18 E Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: (703) 777-0312

Civil / Criminal Courtroom
18 E Market Street
2nd Floor (Courtroom Number 3)
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: (703) 777-0312

Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20178
Phone: (703) 777-0300
Fax: (703) 777-5039

The Virginia Judicial System maintains a centralized repository of state court records on its website. To view the records of the Loudoun County Circuit Court, select this court from drop-down menu of the Circuit Court Case Information page of the website. Similarly, the records of the county’s General District Court are available on General District Court Case Information page. Due to the nature of the cases tried at the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, online access to its records is restricted.

Interested parties can also view, and print court records maintained by the Loudoun County Circuit Court Clerk at the public kiosks located at the Clerk’s Office. The address is:

18 E Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: (703) 771-5610

This location is open to the public from Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Clerk’s Office also accepts mail requests. Download and complete a Copy Request Form to request criminal court case records. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order for copy fees. Mail these to:

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Criminal Division
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178

Use this Copy Request Form for civil court records. Send it along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order to:

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Civil Division
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178

The Clerk charges 50 cents per page for copies of court records. There is an additional $2 fee per document for certified copies. For triple seal copies, the Clerk charges regular 50 cents per page copy fee plus $2.50 per document.

Vital Records

The Civil Division of the Circuit Court handles all divorce cases in Loudoun County. Divorce records are available from the County Clerk’s Office. Request for a divorce record by visiting the Clerk’s Office at the courthouse address above. You may also request for this record similar to how one would for a civil court record. Use the Copy Request Form and enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order for the appropriate fees. Send this to the Clerk’s postal address as listed above.

The Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court also provides certified copies of marriage licenses/certificates. Make requests in person or by mailing a completed request form to:

Clerk of Circuit Court
Public Services Division
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178

Each certified copy of marriage license costs $2.50. Include this amount as a check or money order payable to Clerk of Circuit Court. Also enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope when making a mail request. Visit the Clerk’s Office to obtain a copy of marriage license under triple seal. This copy costs $5.

The Division of Vital Records of the Virginia Department of Health provides birth and death records for Loudoun County. To obtain a certified copy of a birth or death certificate, visit this office at:

2001 Maywill Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 662-6200

It opens between 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. from Monday through Friday. Opening hours for Saturday are between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. Vital Records accepts cash, check, money order, and credit/debit card for payment for walk-in requests.

To submit a mail request, send a written application containing the information and documents outlined on this page. Mail it to:

Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 1000
Richmond, VA 23218-1000

Vital Records charges $12 for each certificate. Send this as a signed check or money order with your mail request.