Lexington Police Department

Josh James

Lexington Police Chief Ronnie Bastin is set to take over as the city’s Public Safety Commissioner.

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.

Josh James / WUKY

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

Josh James / WUKY

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

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

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.

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.