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Support Services

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The Support Services Division of the Lexington Police Department is responsible for most non-operational activities that allow the police department to provide law enforcement services to the community. The Support Services Division is responsible for ensuring that our officers have the necessary equipment and support to provide high quality law enforcement services to our citizens.

It is also our responsibility to process, file, and retain the official police reports received by this Agency and to make them available to the public in accordance with the applicable state laws.

The Support Services Division consists of the following subdivisions: Fiscal; Payroll and Personnel; Records Management; Public Information Services; Services Unit - Building Maintenance and Department supply room; Training Unit; Backgrounds; and Property and Evidence.

Criminal Investigations

The Lexington Police Department's two detectives address an assortment of crime problems within our community.  Assignments include general investigations, juvenile investigations and a regional investigative task force.

Our investigative personnel are committed to providing the highest level of service to the community, with the end goal of keeping Lexington one of the safest cities in the state.

General Detective

The detective investigates complex cases referred by patrol. The department’s detective handles all crimes including, property crimes, sex crimes, robberies, larceny and homicide. General detectives receive specialized training in their area of assignment as well as cross training in other areas. They frequently coordinate the on-scene investigations of major crimes and assist in the initial investigation of crimes that require their expertise.

Regional Task Force

The detective handles quality of life investigations, including narcotic enforcement. The task force is dedicated to aggressively investigating narcotic related offenses, as well as any other specialized cases that affect the citizens of Rockbridge County. This area of enforcement is unique and requires highly specialized training. Task Force investigations often require investigators to act in an undercover capacity.

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Records Department

The Records Department, located in the front lobby of the police department and accessible to the general public, maintains copies of police reports, traffic collision reports, and arrest reports. We are open 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

For general information and assistance, please call (540) 462-3705.

Regional Dispatch Center

24 Hour Emergency Dispatch Center

  • Emergency Dispatch Center
    (540) 463-9177

  • Emergencies


Dispatch Center

The Rockbridge County Regional Dispatch Center is staffed twenty four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week and dispatches county-wide law enforcement, fire, paramedic and ambulance services. Contact the dispatch center to report emergencies, in-progress calls for service, criminal activity or to file a police report.

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