Years after assuring her family law enforcement would be her career choice, a Lexington County detective is at home in the agency’s Special Victims Unit

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Investigator Carleisha Gilliam knew she wanted to work in law enforcement at an early age.  Gilliam told people, even at 3 or 4 years old, she wanted to be a law enforcement officer, and she stuck to that plan.   Gilliam graduated from Lander University and went to graduate school at Columbia College. […]

Lexington County detention deputy grew up in the shadows of the Sheriff’s Department

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Detention Sergeant James Davenport grew up just a few-hundred feet from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.   He remembers watching the deputy sheriff cars passing his house on the way to the Sheriff’s Department’s headquarters. Now, Davenport is 12 years into his career at the Lexington County Detention Center.   When his son was […]