Lexington Police public information & media relations

The Lexington Police Department is committed to keeping the community and members of the news media informed about public safety issues and events involving Lexington Police.

The Public Information Office is under the command of Commander Chris Schnelle and the Chief of Police. This office:

  • Writes and distributes media releases
  • Responds to media inquiries and questions from the general public
  • Maintains department webpage
  • Manages department social media accounts

Contact a Public Information Officer

Email: policepio@lexingtonpolice.ky.gov


Brenna Angel  Brenna Angel


  Cell: (502) 751-1699





Donnell Gordon  Sgt. Donnell Gordon


  Cell: (859) 351-3096





Lexington Police social media

Useful links

Community crime map | Track reported crime across the city. Note: If you have a question about a specific case, please contact a Public Information Officer and reference the case number (IR Number on the crime map)

Police data | Information about crime statistics, traffic reports, department demographics and more

Open records requests | The Open Records Unit handles all requests for crime reports and other documents

Traffic cameras | A live look at traffic conditions across Lexington

Police department policies | Information about the department's written policies which govern police activity