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The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that is dedicated to serving the more than 270,400 citizens in Lexington County, South Carolina.

The Sheriff’s Department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency that is headquartered in the Town of Lexington, which is located in the metropolitan Columbia or “Midlands” region of South Carolina.

Lexington County is experiencing tremendous growth in its population due in large part to the high quality of life in the county. Lexington County is thriving because of its varied economy, excellent schools and abundant recreational opportunities. The men and women of the Sheriff’s Department work hard every day to try to ensure that the quality of the life in the county remains high.

In addition to providing law enforcement services in unincorporated areas, the Sheriff’s Department also is responsible for the operation and security of the 720-bed Lexington County Detention Center, which serves as the primary holding facility for all individuals who are arrested and jailed in Lexington County.

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News Releases
09/28/2015 - Sheriff promotes two deputies
09/24/2015 - Man arrested for attempted murder
09/18/2015 - Investigators make drug arrests
09/11/2015 - West Columbia man charged with murder
09/08/2015 - Man Arrested on Multiple Burglary Charges
09/10/2015 - Man arrested for role in escape
08/27/2015 - Deputies arrest suspect in Domino's robbery
08/26/2015 - Career Seminar
08/21/2015 - Prostitution sting nets five arrests
08/21/2015 - Lexington County investigators issue scam alert
08/19/2015 - Lexington man arrested on murder charge
08/14/2015 - Lexington County investigators arrest two men on murder charges
08/18/2015 - Lexington County Sheriff's Department charges two in fatal shooting
08/10/2015 - Homicide Investigation
07/29/2015 - Lexington County investigators seek third home invasion suspect


An Internationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency 521 Gibson Road Lexington, SC 29072 (803) 785-8230