Jeff Leen
Editor

Jeff Leen is the assistant managing editor in charge of The Post’s investigations unit, which he originally joined as a reporter in 1997. He became an editor in the unit in 1999 and has been in charge since 2003. Previously he worked for 15 years as a reporter at the Miami Herald, where he investigated the Medellin Cartel.

As a reporter or an editor, he has worked on investigations that have been honored with seven Pulitzer Prizes: Hurricane Andrew’s impact on South Florida, police shootings in the District, abuse in D.C. group homes, deaths among children monitored by D.C. social services, the Sept. 11 plot, the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal and Dick Cheney’s vice presidency.

Latest by Jeff Leen

Gary Webb didn’t have proof

Gary Webb didn’t have proof

Despite what a new movie says about the reporter who linked the CIA and crack.

She was too flexible. What was wrong?

She was too flexible. What was wrong?

For patients with a genetic disorder that results in extremely loose joints, surgery can be the last hope.

A Civil War general’s journey from goat to hero

A Civil War general’s journey from goat to hero

Union Gen. Thomas J. Wood played an unusual part in the battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga.

Interactive map of homicides in D.C.

Interactive map of homicides in D.C.

Find killings in your neighborhood, follow trends over time, and learn what happened to the cases.