Summertime brings car thefts, break-ins

We typically see an increase in car thefts and break-ins when the summer months arrive. It’s a crime of opportunity. They’re not planned. A bad guy sees that he has the chance to commit the act at that moment and seizes it. The best way to protect yourself – not to mention your car and […]

Keep safety in mind when pumping gas

It’s nice to see gas prices still quite a bit lower than the all-time high they hit a few years ago. Those lower prices make going to the pump less painful on the wallet, but it’s still important to be mindful of your personal safety at any gas station. The unique setting of a gas […]

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

In recognition of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, I’m reaching out to Lexington County motorists and motorcyclists alike, encouraging them to “share the road” in order to reduce motorcyclist deaths and injuries. A key way we can reduce traffic fatalities and keep our roads safe is for drivers to understand motorcycle safety challenges such […]

Thoughts on my first year as sheriff

Last month was full of the well wishes and questions that one gets at a milestone. It marked one year since I was sworn in as the 39th sheriff of Lexington County. Whether it was small talk or community events, so many people asked about how things were going at the Sheriff’s Department after one […]