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2016 Internal Affairs Report

The 2016 Internal Affairs Report is prepared annually to inform citizens about incidents of officer-involved shootings, use of force, vehicle pursuits, officer-involved collisions and complaints of misconduct. The report provides a complete overview of our internal affairs activities along with supporting data and information. 

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.

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have arrested a man accused of shooting from a vehicle and injuring a woman. Charles Thomas Reese, Junior (3-6-1988) was arrested last night and charged…

Crimestoppers | Shooting Investigation

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Columbia Police officers are working to determine who fired multiple shots at a vehicle overnight. Officers responded to 4822 Katy Street, found the damaged vehicle and collected evidence from the…

Armed Robbery Investigation

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) Investigators are working to identify the suspect accused of robbing a pizza delivery employee last night. The crime occurred at the 100 block of Miriam Avenue…

Arrest Made in Weekend Stabbing

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Columbia Police Department investigators have arrested a 43-year-old man following a weekend stabbing. Ray Brooks is charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.  A…

Crimestoppers | Female Thief Accused of Stealing Package from Home

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) Property Crimes investigators are releasing surveillance video of a female stealing a package from a victim's home. The incident occurred yesterday shortly before 9:00 a.m. on…

Have a safe and enjoyable St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Remember to designate a sober driver before you celebrate. If you suspect a drunk driver, call *HP to report.

When #FridayNightFloyd makes plans to stay out after 9 o'clock, he still returns home and follows the same routine to lock up his valuables. Be like #FridayNightFloyd & do your #9PMRoutine whenever you get home too

Be safe in your fun this weekend celebrating #StPatsinFivePoints. Here are a few friendly reminders. Plenty of #CPD Officers will be patrolling the area. And as always, 9-1-1 for emergencies 803-252-2911 for non-emergencies.

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Public Data Initiative

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Identity Theft

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