Public Safety's mission is to help keep Lexington a safe place to live, work and play.
Public Safety oversees Community Corrections, Emergency Management, Enhanced 911, Fire & Emergency Services, Police and Security.
Community Corrections manages the detention center, inmates, visitation and other services.
Emergency Management's mission is to enhance the public safety of Lexington-Fayette County residents and businesses through emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.
Lexington enhanced 911 answers emergency and non-emergency calls for service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and dispatches the appropriate help. The staff is dedicated to providing quality service to both citizens and first.
Fire & Emergency Services
Lexington Fire & Emergency Services work hard to be prepared for any situation that may arise.
Lexington Police Department are always prepared and trained to handle the unique situations that face the city.
Fayette County’s newest elementary school will be named in honor of Lexington Fire Department Lt. Brenda Cowan, who was killed in the line of duty 15 years ago this month.
Lexington Community Corrections is onboarding a new breed of employee to help sniff out illegal narcotics and increase safety at the local jail. Meet K9 Ozzy.
Lexington’s Fraternal Order of Firefighters (FOF) is asking citizens to help make the holidays brighter for hundreds of Lexington kids by donating to the 88th Annual Toy Drive.