Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

Safely selling your firearm

As a responsible gun owner, you follow the rules for using and storing your firearms to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community from harm. As a responsible gun owner looking to sell one of your firearms, you also want to keep your firearms out of the hands of people who might use them…
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Staying home – and safe – this summer

With school out, I’d like to share some quick reminders with you about making sure your children stay safe around your home this summer. If you’re like many parents, you’ve found ways to keep your kids busy during summer break. But there will likely be some days when you’ll leave them alone at home while…
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Deputies, troopers ramping up traffic enforcement efforts

You can expect to see extra law enforcement on Lexington County roadways for the next couple of months. So far in 2018, there have been 34 people killed on roadways in Lexington County compared to 17 at the same time last year. We’re working with the S.C. Highway Patrol to cut down on traffic deaths and…
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Be a “roll model” of bicycle safety

Bicycling is fun, healthy and a great family activity. But a bicycle isn’t a toy; it’s a vehicle! That’s the first thing to remember as Bicycle Safety Month concludes. Whether you ride or drive, you should know about bicycle safety, now more than ever. Some bike crashes can cause serious injuries and most are related…
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