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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.

Thanks for visiting! We hope that you find our website to be helpful and informative.
News Releases
09/11/2014 - Man Returned to Lexington County on Murder Charges
09/09/2014 - Missing Person Investigation
09/07/2014 - Woman Charged with Intentionally Setting Fire to Residence
08/28/2014 - Fugitive Investigators Arrest Man Who Owed More Than $170,000 in Child Support Payments
08/25/2014 - Sheriffs Department Donates Over 700 to United Way
08/22/2014 - CrimeStoppers Tip Enables Detectives to File Charge
08/19/2014 - Explorers Post 106 First Nighters Meeting
08/19/2014 - Detectives Arrest Two Men for Stealing One Motor Vehicle and Stealing Items from Four Motor Vehicles
08/14/2014 - Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Two Children
08/08/2014 - Officer Involved Shooting Investigation
08/07/2014 - Aviation Unit Recovers Stolen Vehicle During National Night Out
08/04/2014 - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder and Heroin Trafficking
07/31/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Two Deputies
07/28/2014 - Homeland Protection Certification
07/25/2014 - Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery


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