Beware of phone calls from scam artists

It seems every few weeks we’re hearing from Lexington County residents who’ve received a phone call from someone claiming to be a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputy offering to help them with an old traffic ticket or get out of jury duty. There’s always a catch, of course, because these calls are from scammers…not deputies. […]

4 things to tell your child about gun safety

As we move into the new year, a lot of us are trying out our new gadgets and gizmos that we got as Christmas gifts. For some of us, that means firing a new gun or helping a son or daughter with their first firearm. That brings to mind an important conversation I strongly recommend […]

Make sure this New Year’s Eve isn’t your last

Drunk driving has become a national epidemic. Each year, drunk-driving crashes kill more than 10,000 people in America. We’re working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this holiday season to reach out to all drivers with an important message about this deadly, preventable crime because Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.  Let’s say you go […]

Safety tips for your next shopping trip

With Christmas upon us, we can expect long lines in stores and congested traffic as people scurry about to pick up those last minute gifts. We can also expect those who would rather rob someone and take off with money that doesn’t belong to them to be quite active this week. That’s just a reality […]