Sgt. Mark A. Davis, who spent 35 years serving Loudoun in law enforcement, including the past 12 with the Leesburg Police Department, retired July 1.
In 1980, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LSCO) hired Davis as a corrections officer. During 23 years with the LSCO, Davis worked in every area except dispatch and was a founding member of the LCSO Dive Team.
Davis trained others in law enforcement as an instructor for the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. In 2004, Davis accepted a job with the Leesburg Police Department.
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce presented Davis with a Bronze Medal of Valor award in 2015 for disarming a dangerous subject.