Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

Be safe on two wheels

Whether it’s for leisure, commuting or exercise, people choose to ride bicycles daily across Lexington County. And much like drivers, bicyclists have a responsibility to stay alert while traveling. This choice could mean the difference between life, serious injury, or death for yourself or those around you. As a cyclist, always ride distraction-free and pay…
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Locking your home can prevent burglaries

Are you planning to build or remodel a home this year? During the exciting time of having your house built or remodeled, make sure to consider one of the most important features that will keep you and your family safe for years to come: security. According to the National Crime Prevention Council, about six out…
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5 ways to protect yourself against scams

As the new year approaches, we’re hearing about some new twists to some old scams I’d like to share with you. We’ve taken reports before about someone calling and pretending to be an IRS agent. We’ve recently been made aware of a man who was knocking on doors claiming to be an IRS person with…
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Drive sober this holiday season—you could save a life

The holiday season is both a joyous and stressful time for many families. There is an abundance of holiday festivities and family get-togethers, errands and last-minute shopping, school holiday performances and so much more. All these parties and stressful situations can, at times, lead to an increase in alcohol, which can result in drunk driving.…
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