Commander Edward Leger was promoted to Commander in October 2023, serving the Denver Police Department for 34 years as a sworn officer.
During his career, Commander Leger has had various roles and responsibilities, including patrol officer; detective in general assignment; Gang Unit and Narcotics; patrol sergeant in Districts 1 and 4; investigative sergeant in District One Investigations; Robbery Unit; Cold Case Unit and Homicide Unit; section lieutenant in Major Crimes Sex Crimes and Missing and Exploited Persons; and administrative lieutenant at Denver International Airport.
Commander Leger has attended several leadership schools, including Session 73; Senior Management Institute for Police, Boston, Massachusetts; Force Science Institute; FBI LEEDA Command Leadership Institute; ACE LEO Airport Certified Employee; and most recently, the Police Commanders Crime Reduction Course.
Commander Leger is currently serving on the board of the Denver Police Officers Foundation and was the founding President of the Denver Police Foundation.
Commander Leger is a proud Colorado native and enjoys traveling, hunting, and quality time with his family.