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Top 10 Code Enforcement Residential Concerns

What constitutes an overgrown lot? What are the rules for roll carts? Learn more about residential concerns and the Code Enforcement Division, which is responsible for enforcing a variety of local ordinances related to the property maintenance and nuisances on all properties in the city of Columbia. They work to ensure a healthy and safe environment in order to provide a high quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors.

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.

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The Columbia Police Department's North Region officers have arrested a 21-year-old man accused of breaking into a car at a shopping center. As a result, Jaquan Ashford is charged with…

Auto-Breaking Suspect Arrested

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) North Region officers have arrested a 21-year-old man accused of breaking into a car at a local retail center. As a result, Jaquan Ashford is charged…

Carver Street Fire Update

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As the City of Columbia Police and Fire Departments, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) continue to investigate the cause and origin of a Carver Street fire that…

Crimestoppers | Suspicious Fire Investigation

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The Columbia Police Department (CPD), Columbia Fire Department (CFD), and the Richland County Coroner’s Office are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred last night. CFD crews responded to 3417 Carver…

Crimestoppers | Grand Larceny Investigation

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Investigators with the Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Property Crimes Unit are investigating the theft of a tractor trailer that was storing several expensive vehicles. The theft happened on June 10,…

We are kicking off day #1 at the #AllAmericanCity conference @SteveBenjaminSC @MelronK @Robert_Calby

#CPDUpdate | Here's new information on the joint investigation regarding a Carver Street house fire.

Tow trucks are in the process of clearing the 5 car collision at I-126 | Huger Street headed into Columbia. Two lanes are now open. Please try to avoid that area. Officers are still on scene assisting with traffic control.

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