I am extremely proud to be a part of such an exemplary organization that continues to grow and expand its services to a growing community. On behalf of the Lexington Medical Center Department of Public Safety (LMCDPS), it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. We encourage you to browse the various pages of information we have made available. This website is designed to provide the user with greater access to the department’s resources and services, coupled with links to websites of specific interest. 

We are proud to be a part of the Lexington Medical Center tradition of excellence. It is our goal to provide the highest quality of public safety services to the hospital community. Our department mission is “to provide a safe and secure environment through unparalleled commitment.” The department has 24 full-time sworn police officers, 20 SLED Licensed Security Officers, Dispatchers, Switchboard Operators, and Emergency Preparedness personnel who staff the Lexington Medical Center Department of Public Safety.  Our dispatch center is open 24/7 for your convenience.  Our staff works as the frontline resource for our customers by proudly answering calls for service for patients and staff throughout the Midlands.

Please feel free to call me at (803) 791-2111 or email jbhuggins@lexhealth.org if I can assist you.

Professionally Yours in Public Service,
Chief Joel Huggins
Director of Public Safety
Lexington Medical Center Department of Public Safety