14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912, USA
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1st Precinct

Captain David Lebid

Captain Lebid was born and raised in Lee County, Florida. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 2004. Captain David Lebid began his law enforcement career in 2004 with the City of Fort Myers Police Department, where he served as a police officer until 2007. In 2007, Captain Lebid joined the Lee County Sheriff’s Office as a law enforcement deputy sheriff. Captain Lebid went on to earn his Master of Arts Degree in Administration at Barry University in 2016. In 2023, Captain Lebid graduated from the 286th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy.

During his time at the Fort Myers Police Department, Captain Lebid was a Field Training Officer, Background Investigator, Juvenile Arrest Monitoring Officer, Special Investigator for Florida’s 20th Judicial Circuit, and Gang Unit Officer.

After starting at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Captain Lebid worked as a Gang Unit Detective, Selective Enforcement Team Deputy, Narcotics Detective, Field Force Deputy, Criminal Investigations Division Detective, Violent Crimes Detective, and Homicide Detective. Eventually, Captain Lebid was promoted to sergeant and assigned as the Intelligence and Gang Unit Sergeant. Captain Lebid went on to serve as a Homicide/Violent Crimes Unit Sergeant, where he was promoted to lieutenant. As a lieutenant, Captain Lebid worked within the Major Crimes Section and oversaw Homicide, Cold Case Homicide, and the Missing Persons Units. Later, Captain Lebid served as a lieutenant within the Patrol Bureau’s 4th Precinct, where he was promoted to Captain in November of 2021.

Captain Lebid served in the Patrol Bureau’s 4th Precinct and was later assigned to the Tactical Support Bureau. During his time in the Tactical Support Bureau, Captain Lebid oversaw the Traffic Unit, K9 Unit, Fugitive Warrants, Hostage Negotiators, Explosive Ordinance Disposal, Marine Unit, Underwater Recovery, Agriculture Unit, Mounted Patrol, Field Force, Mobile Command Center, Waterborne Strike Team, and served as the Team Commander of the Special Operations Unit.

Captain Lebid was an LCSO Special Operations Unit member for eleven years. During his time on SOU, he spent seven years as a sniper and three years on the Waterborne Strike Team. He currently oversees the Patrol Bureau’s 1st Precinct.

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