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Lexington County Communications processed over 419,000 calls for service in 2014. 


Lexington County Communications operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and is responsible for receiving, processing and dispatching all emergency 911 calls, as well as non-emergency calls for service, from citizens living in and visiting Lexington County. 


Lexington County Communications is also responsible for dispatching and monitoring the safety of the following agencies:

  • Lexington County Sheriff’s Department
  • Lexington County Fire Service
  • Irmo Fire District
  • Batesburg Fire Department
  • West Columbia Fire Department
  • Lexington County Emergency Medical Service
  • Lexington Town Police Department
  • Irmo Police Department
  • Chapin Police Department
  • South Congaree Police Department
  • Springdale Police Department
  • Pine Ridge Police Department
  • Pelion Police Department
  • Gaston Police Department
  • Swansea Police Department
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport Police Department
  • Airport Fire Department
  • Midlands Technical College (Airport Campus)

Lexington County Communications is also responsible for the afterhours receipt, processing and dispatching of calls for service for the following Lexington County Departments:

  • Coroner’s Office
  • Animal Services
  • Public Works
  • Building Maintenance
  • Building Security
  • Fleet Services