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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

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CPD Press Releases.

Crimestoppers | Composite Sketch in Armed Robbery Investigation Released

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are releasing a composite sketch of what an armed robbery suspect may look like to aid in his identification and location. The sketch comes courtesy…

Deadly Shooting During Restaurant Armed Robbery

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The Columbia Police Department (CPD) is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred overnight at a local Chinese restaurant between an employee and suspect. *The suspect was shot and killed during…

Fatal Collision Involving a Dirt Bike

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The Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Traffic Safety Unit (TSU) is investigating a fatal collision involving a dirt bike and an ice cream truck last night. The preliminary investigation indicates that…

CPD Investigators Make Arrests in Two Homicide Cases; Charges Pending in Third Investigation

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have made arrests in two homicide investigations that were initiated in August, and have charges pending regarding a cold case from 2015. Police Chief Skip…

Update: Motorcycle Collision Victim Passes Away from Injuries

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The male victim who was injured in a motorcycle collision last week has passed away. The collision occurred on September 6, 2018 at the 600 block of Bush River Road. The…

“Flossin” at the Greek Fest!

Crimestoppers | Composite sketch in armed robbery investigation released. Call 1-888-CRIME-SC if you have info that can help with the case.

Deadly shooting at local restaurant overnight is deemed self-defense. Read more about the investigation, here: https://t.co/ZUGARsPzpB

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