Lexington Police recognized for DUI enforcement
The Lexington Police Department was recognized by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, Wednesday, during the “2017 DUI Enforcement Recognition and Law Enforcement DUI Challenge” ceremony. The LPD was recognized as the “Agency of the Year” for a department size of 51-100 officers. The Lexington Police Department had 200 arrests for DUI in 2017.
PFC Nick Thompson won the “Officer of the Year” award for a department size of 51-100 officers. He had 56 DUI arrests in 2017, achieved advanced training and certifications in traffic enforcement and instructor level courses and trained hundreds of teens in “Alive at 25” instruction.