Lexington Police Department

Local/Regional News
2:35 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Lexington Police Label Nine Month Drug Operation A Success

55 arrests, and 6 sealed indictments pending; that’s the outcome of a nine month operation targeting the illegal drug trade in Lexington’s East End.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:54 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Seventeen Lexington Police Recruits Officially Join The Force

Officers take the oath during the July 2014 graduation ceremony
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Seventeen new faces were officially added to Lexington’s police force Friday morning.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:11 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Police Boost Patrols Following Rash Of Violent Crime

Police Chief Ronnie Bastin, flanked by mayor Jim Gray and other city officials, at a press conference Wednesday
Credit Josh James / WUKY

An uptick in violent crime last weekend in Lexington has the attention of local police.

Read more
Local/Regional News
10:51 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Second Murder Suspect In Alex Johnson Case Captured In Texas

Alex Johnson has been missing since Dec. 20, 2013.

A man wanted in connection to the disappearance of a Lexington man is now in police custody in Texas.

Read more
Local/Regional News
3:42 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Program Restricting Police Cruiser Use Comes In For Council Scrutiny

Credit Bill Slone

A program restricting Lexington police cruiser use is generating $220,000 in savings a year, but the figure falls far short of expectations.

Read more
Local/Regional News
12:10 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Lexington Police Want To Know How You Think They're Doing

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Lexington citizens are being invited to share their thoughts and feelings about the local police department.  A public meeting is scheduled for tonight from 6 to 8 in the Urban County Council Chambers…its part of Lex PD’s national accreditation process. 

Spokesperson Sherelle Roberts says assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA will be in Lexington for the next couple of days.

Read more