Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

Safe trips to and from school

We’re in the midst of that week many students have dreaded all summer: it’s back to school week in Lexington County. Maybe you plan to drive your children to school these first few days so you can walk them in and make sure they know exactly where to go. But when the trek to the…
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Keeping your child safe at school

With the end of summer here, I want to cover school safety in the next two posts of my blog. For most of the year, children spend more time at school than anywhere else other than their own home. At school, children need a secure, positive and comfortable environment to help them learn. Here are…
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Take a break to drive awake

It has probably happened to you. You are driving on a long trip, traveling alone or at night, or perhaps just off from a long shift at work—and you start to yawn. Your eyes are heavy, the road seems to go on forever, and your vehicle veers. You have just entered a danger zone. Drowsy…
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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…
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