VIDEO: ‘Making the right connections’ with anti-gang initiative

Drawing, playing games and career days sound like normal summer camp activities. But this year, Lexington County parents signed their children up for Making the Right Connections or MTRC, a program aimed at empowering young people not to join a gang. “The goal of this program is the prevention aspect of working gangs,” Investigator Brian […]

LCSD announces promotions, transfers

Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted five deputies and four correctional officers, and transferred three deputies. Jonathan Belt has been promoted to field training officer in the Lexington County Detention Center. Belt, a resident of Gilbert, previously served as a correctional officer. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in May 2016. Pablo Carvajal […]

Join us Aug. 7 for ‘National Night Out’

As summer break comes to an end, the Sheriff’s Department is preparing for one last opportunity to connect with people across Lexington County before the new school year. National Night Out will be observed Aug. 7 this year. The event is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our […]