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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.

Crimestoppers: 25 Year Anniversary of Dail Dinwiddie Disappearance

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Columbia Police Department investigators announce that this weekend marks the 25-year anniversary of Dail Dinwiddie’s disappearance. A $20,000 reward is still being offered in the case. The 23-year-old disappeared on...

Vista Shooting Investigation Update

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The Columbia Police Department announces that a suspect charged in connection with the weekend shooting outside of the Empire Supper Club will remain in jail under a federal detainer. Maleik...

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A suspect charged and wounded in connection with this weekend’s shooting outside of the Empire Supper Club on Lady Street has been released from the hospital. Maleik Houseal (DOB: 5-30-1995)  was...

This weekend marks 25 years since Dail Dinwiddie disappeared. Can you help us find her?

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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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