Lt. William C. “Billy” Aiken

A member of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s command staff passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning. Lt. William C. “Billy” Aiken, 57, died at a hospital after a medical event at his Irmo home. Aiken joined the Sheriff’s Department in November 2001. He most recently served as the lieutenant over special operations. Aiken, a graduate of the […]

LCSD announces promotions, transfers

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon is pleased to announce the following promotions and transfers, including two appointments to his executive and command staff. Hampton Taylor has been promoted to major of operations. Taylor, a resident of Lexington, previously served as captain of major crimes. He was appointed to serve as deputy sheriff […]

2019 Jailbreak Escape

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation are accepting registrations for the Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run to be held Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department on Gibson Road. “This year’s theme is ‘Seventh Time’s the Charm’ and features CrossFit-style exercises and obstacles throughout a […]