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Downtown Lexington, VA


Police chief in Lexington VA with a child enjoying a snow cone

Lexington is located in the center of Rockbridge County in the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia. The City has been ranked by numerous organizations as one of the most livable and safest cities in the Commonwealth.

Lexington VA police officers walking down the street and speaking with citizens
Junior Police Camp participants in Lexington, VA

A core philosophy of the Lexington Police Department is the promotion of a positive partnership between citizens of Lexington and the members of the police department. Community walks, Junior Police Camps, and the Police Chief's Advisory Board are just a few of the ways we work to foster goodwill and public trust.  

Junior Police campers displaying participation certificates
A parade in Lexington, VA

The City of Lexington is a great place for those seeking a vibrant and robust community as a venue for celebrations and special events. Events range from weddings and elaborate parades to intense athletic competitions. The police department plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth execution and assurance of public safety for the community and attendees. 

Main Street Lexington during the Community Festival
Police chief in Lexington, VA visiting Waddell Elemetary

The local community likes us–and they like seeing us! Whether you're walking through the local elementary school or assisting in a downtown parade, you'll understand why Lexington is a great place to live and work. 

A Lexington, VA city police officer gives a challenge coin to a young boy.

Recent News

A Lexington, VA city police officer introduces a local citizen to a horse for a mounted police unit

From WDBJ7:

Lexington Police Department raising money in hopes of saddling up

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