Stop before you lock

As the temps ramp up for the heart of spring and into the summer here in Lexington County, I want to take a moment to remind you of some heatstroke prevention steps to protect your children and other little ones in your life. National Heatstroke Prevention Day was May 1. In only 10 minutes, a […]

2021 Lexington County Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Wednesday, May 12th, 20219:30 a.m.Marc H. Westbrook, Lexington County Judicial Center Police Officer John GossNew Brookland Police DepartmentEOW: Saturday, September 18, 1897 Constable James E. PriceLexington County ConstableEOW: Saturday, February 7, 1925 Patrolman Hansford McKinley ReevesSouth Carolina Highway PatrolEOW: Thursday, February 15, 1934 Police Officer Joseph Seawell GunnellWest Columbia Police DepartmentEOW: Friday, July 22, 1949 […]

Help Us Honor Them

National Police week is next week across the country. This special week includes May 15, which is known as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National […]