Public Safety

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.

Are you interested in a career in Public Safety? 

Lexington is hosting a Public Safety job fair on Sept. 18, 2021 from 9 a.m. – noon.

Everyone who is interested in a career in public safety is invited to attend. It is being held at Fire Station 2 located at 1276 Eastland Dr.  Hope to see you there!

Community Corrections

Community Corrections manages the detention center, inmates, visitation and other services.

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Emergency Management

Emergency Management's mission is to enhance the public safety of Lexington-Fayette County residents and businesses through emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.

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Enhanced 911

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.

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Fire & Emergency Services

Lexington Fire & Emergency Services work hard to be prepared for any situation that may arise.

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Lexington Police Department are always prepared and trained to handle the unique situations that face the city.

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Rotary Announces First Responders Appreciation Week

The Rotary Club of Lexington is encouraging businesses, restaurants and schools around the city to show appreciation to those who protect and serve during the inaugural First Responders Appreciation Week, May 22-26.

City cuts ribbon to open Public Safety Operations Center

Lexington became a safer, more efficient city today with the opening of the Public Safety Operations Center, Mayor Jim Gray said.

Public Safety magazine reveals a different side of first responders

The Lexington Public Safety Team is dedicated to your quality of life.