Employment Opportunities

Police Officer

Applications are accepted on a full-time basis and may be obtained from the front lobby of the Lexington Police Department or downloaded at the link below.

Only applications which have been completed in their entirety will be considered. Partially completed applications will not be evaluated.

There are no Civilian positions that are open at this time

Salary & Benefits Summary

The base starting salary for a Police Officer is $44,742 with an additional pay increase of 1.5% for an Associates Degree or 3% for a Bachelors Degree, bilingual candidates, or prior certified law enforcement experience. 

Police Officers reach mid-point in their pay grade after three years of employment. Current mid-point salary for Police Officer grade is $53,691.  The current Police Officer grade maximum is $62,639.

Town of Lexington Summary of Benefits

Application Submission

Submit completed applications to:

Lieutenant Thomas Stowe
Town of Lexington
P.O. Box 397
Lexington, SC 29071

Applications are also accepted during normal business hours. The Lexington Police Department is located in the Public Safety building of the Lexington Town Hall Complex at 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington, South Carolina.

Questions?  Please contact Lieutenant Thomas Stowe by email at tstowe@lexsc.com or at his office at 803-951-4641.


Applicants must be 21 years of age and posses a valid South Carolina driver's license with vision correctable to 20/20.

Educational and/or experience requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and have one of the listed minimums of an Associates Degree from an accredited institution or be a certified law enforcement officer or foreign language fluency (tested) or honorable military service or two years public safety experience. 

Applicants must be in good health and be able to meet the Lexington Police Department's physical fitness requirements along with the requirements of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

The Town of Lexington is an EOE/AA employer.