In FY15, the Police Department responded to approximately 15,982 calls for service,
of which 606 were crimes
The Lexington Police Department comprises 7 divisions:
- Patrol and Enforcement
- Traffic Bureau
- Animal Control
- Crossing Guards
Sworn officers include the Chief, 2 Captains, 5 Lieutenants, 7 Sergeants, 5 Detectives and 29 Patrol Officers.
The complete Policy and Procedure manual, downloadable by section.
Other Police Department Activities and Memberships
The department is a member of the North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC). NEMLEC is a consortium of 54 municipal police and sheriff agencies that enhances public safety services in its member communities. NEMLEC's mission is to:
- increase member agencies' ability to respond to incidents
- enhance performance, skills and abilities of agency personnel
- share knowledge, resources and personnel
- deliver specialized services to support member agencies while maintaining local control
See police officers participating in NEMLEC training
Lexington Police Honor Guard
The Honor Guard comprises 7 members, all sworn officers of the Lexington Police Department. They participate in a variety of events including funerals, parades and presenting the colors at sporting events.