Chief Al Thomas
(540) 462-3705; fax: (540) 463-9257
The Lexington Police Department covers a jurisdiction of approximately 2.74 square miles and serves a population of approximately 7,200 citizens including the students of both colleges. The department maintains a congenial working relationship with Washington & Lee Security, Virginia State Police, Virginia Military Institute Police, Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Department, Buena Vista Police Department, and Alcohol Beverage Control Board.
The department also participates in several community service events such as the Road and River Relay race, Charity walks, Halloween Downtown, and the community Neighborhood Watch Program. We are committed to our community policing philosophy.
We are an Accredited Agency and remain committed to professionalism in our operations and we are dedicated to providing comprehensive personal service to all of our citizens and that we clearly articulate the department’s vision, priorities, and operational strategies well into the future. We feel it is our privilege to provide public safety to our community.
The Police Department is located at 11 Fuller Street, just behind City Hall. Emergencies should be reported to Central Dispatch (911).
Administrative offices may be contacted at (540) 462-3705.