LCSD announces promotions

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted five deputies and four correctional officers. Reggie Lighty, 39, has been promoted to field training officer in the Lexington County Detention Center. Lighty, a resident of Columbia, previously served as a correctional officer. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in April 2014. Hayli Livingston, 29, […]

Keeping violence out of the workplace

Violence in the workplace takes many forms, from raised voices and profanity or sexual harassment to threats, coercion, or intimidation to robbery or homicide. Many of us think workplace violence is all about disgruntled employees and active shooters. More commonly, it is a robbery gone awry. With proper planning, an employer can prepare the workplace […]

Crime prevention at work

When we go to our place of employment, it’s important to keep your guard up against crime and those who might do you and your co-workers harm. These are some common trouble spots at a workplace and some things to consider as you do your part to create a safe workplace: Reception area – Is […]

Investigators working to ID burglary suspects

  Detectives are asking for the public’s help as the agency investigates a break-in at a business. Suspects rammed a fence at Quality Tool and Repair on Lake Murray Boulevard early Tuesday morning. Once inside the sales lot, two suspects loaded a cement mixer, a pressure washer and a generator onto a large moving truck […]