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2017 Annual Report

The 2017 Annual Report highlights some of the department’s noteworthy accomplishments throughout the year and documents our progress in meeting the goals and objectives outlined in our five-year strategic plan.

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.

Update: Arrest Made in ATM Theft

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Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces the arrest of a burglary suspect accused of breaking into a discount store and stealing an ATM. Meanwhile, investigators have outstanding arrest warrants for…

Crimestoppers: Fatal Shooting Investigation Update (Gervais Street)

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As Columbia Police Department (CPD) officers continue to investigate yesterday’s fatal shooting on Gervais Street, Police Chief Skip Holbrook is releasing additional information regarding the incident to generate Crimestoppers tips.…

Crimestoppers: Fatal Shooting Investigation (Gervais Street)

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) officers are investigating an overnight shooting that took the life of one male and wounded two others. Shortly after 12:30 a.m., patrol officers responded to 2324…

Update: Crimestoppers: Murder Investigation

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Columbia Police Department officers are now investigating a murder following the death of the male victim from last weekend’s shooting on Shop Road. The 22-year-old victim has been identified by…

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#CPDSCUpdate: Arrest made in ATM theft case. Learn more on our website under 'Press Releases'

Temporary road closure: 5500 Garners Ferry Road due to a gas leak. CPD is assisting @ColaFire with traffic control.

#CPDSCUpdate A judge has denied bond for attempted murder suspect Charles Touhey. He’s accused of shooting at a vehicle Tuesday on Bluff Road & injuring a female in the arm. Touhey turned himself in to #CPDSC last night.

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