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2015-2019 Strategic Plan Progress Report

The purpose of the Columbia Police Department (CPD) 2015-2019 Strategic Plan Progress Report report is to demonstrate ways in which the Strategic Plan is being put into action throughout the Columbia Police Department and our City. The Department’s Strategic Plan was developed in collaboration with CPD staff, city government officials and members of our community.

Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook

On behalf of the dedicated employees of the Columbia Police Department, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.  I hope you find it informative and helpful in getting to know more about the Columbia Police Department, our employees, and the services we offer.

CPD Press Releases.

Columbia Police Officers Make Arrest in Bailey Street Murder Investigation

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Columbia Police Department Investigators have charged a 21-year-old man in connection with the deadly weekend shooting at the Colony Apartments. Daquan James McCoy (DOB: 2-1-1996) was located and arrested last…

Two Teens Arrested in Burglary Investigation

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Columbia Police Department officers assigned to South Region have arrested two teenagers accused of breaking into a home near Rosewood Drive. Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of South…

Columbia Police Department’s Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

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(Columbia, S.C.) On February 27, 2017, the Columbia Police Department (CPD) will host a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) to examine…

The clerk went to the hospital as a precaution. Take a good look at the surveillance pics of the suspect & let us know if you recognize him

Witnesses tell us the suspect was armed w/a sharp object when threatening employees. A clerk struggled with him & was slightly injured

This man is accused of robbing the Subway at 2108 Devine Street before 10 PM. Recognize him ? Call 1-888-CRIME-SC

Additional CPD Information.

Public Data Initiative

The Columbia Police Department’s Public Data Initiative provides accessible, convenient and transparent information for those seeking details about our operations.

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Midlands Most Wanted

Help us stop crime by viewing the current list of suspects.

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Identity Theft

View some typical scams and techniques used by criminals.

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