Lexington Division of Police

Chase Cavanaugh

Lexington’s Centenary Methodist Church played host to a law enforcement appreciation night Thursday. 

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The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council added a countywide needle exchange program and police body camera program to its docket Tuesday.

Since April, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has been writing about Lexington’s Citizen Police Academy.  In this final article, he discusses the graduation of the spring class and their experiences with the program.

Lexington Division of Police

Whether it's patrolling the streets, providing security at public events, or arresting criminals, police are a common sight in large cities.  Despite this public presence, however, it's rare for civilians to have a complete perspective on what goes into making a cop and how the police department works  works as a whole.  In the first of several features, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details on a program that lets Lexington citizens do just that.