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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.

No Credible Threat Found in Columbia After Email Circulates Across the Midlands & U.S.

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Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook and officers have been monitoring several bomb threats affecting businesses and employees in the City. The threats, which came in the form of emails made…

Update: Burglary Suspect Arrested

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The Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Property Crimes investigators  have charged a burglary suspect who's been wanted since November for his alleged crime. George Tyrone Jenkins was arrested by CPD in…

Crimestoppers: Shooting Death Investigation – Ardincaple Drive

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) Investigators are working to determine who shot and killed a man over the weekend. According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts,Thomas West, Junior (DOB: July 1978)…

Update: Calk Street Death Now a Murder Investigation

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) officers are now investigating the suspicious death of a female over the weekend as a homicide. The 50-year-old victim, identified by Richland County Coroner Gary Watts…

Crimestoppers: Female Found Deceased on Calk Street

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) officers are investigating a suspicious death after a female was found unresponsive early this morning. A citizen called 9-1-1 after discovering the body at the 3000…

FBI statement on recent bomb threats made across the country:

Another bomb threat at 1612 Marion Street. Email came to that location around 2 PM. Emergency call takers were notified a short time ago and dispatched CPD officers to the scene. We’re checking the location now.

Chief: "Be vigilant. If you see something, say something. We understand and appreciate that citizens are hypersensitive at this time." @wis10

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