Fayette County Sheriff's Office

Fayette County Kentucky Sheriff, Kathy H. Witt

Fayette Co. Sheriff Kathy H. Witt
Kathy H. Witt
Fayette Co. Sheriff
150 N. Limestone
Ste 265
Lexington, KY 40507
Tel. 859-252-1771
Fax 859-259-0973

Mission Statement

The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff is committed to providing a high level of quality service. We seek to serve the citizens of Lexington-Fayette County with integrity, honesty, fairness and pride. The goal of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff is to assist all victims of crime efficiently and diligently, and to help prevent further acts of violence and abuse. The following principles guide the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff:

  • To recognize that the law enforcement services provided must be responsive to the community’s needs, and that the primary purpose of the Sheriff’s Office, as a law enforcement agency, is to protect life and property.
  • To accept responsibility for our actions, and to remain accountable to the citizens that the Office of Sheriff serves.
  • To maintain the highest level of professionalism with an emphasis on both organizational and individual integrity.
  • To maintain an environment where there is no room for bias or prejudice.
  • To base decision-making and conduct on the policies and procedures set forth by this Office.
  • To manage carefully the resources of Office of the Fayette County Sheriff, and to be cognizant of the fact that we are accountable to the community that we serve.


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