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LPD Reaches Out to the Community Through Hot Dogs

Lexington Police officers Zack Siegler and Jason Hamlett hand out hot dogs during a community event at Lexington Village on Thursday.
Photo by: Steve Corlew / The Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

Officers with the Lexington Police Department were grilling hot dogs and reaching out to the community through Hot Dogs with a Cop program.

The first event was held July 7, 2022 and then continued this past Thursday at Lexington Village just off of South Broad Street.

“This is a good program,” Lexington Police Chief Roger Lofton said. “It is a good way for officers to interact with the public.”

LPD Investigators Ricky Montgomery and Jesse Gibson came up with the idea.

“This is a positive thing,” Lofton said. “It shows that law enforcement is just a small part of our job.”

The police department will also be working with Lexington Fire…

For complete coverage, see the July 27th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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