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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.

Crimestoppers | Male Suspect Wanted in Auto-breaking Case

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The Columbia Police Department (CPD) Property Crimes investigators are working to identify a man accused of breaking into a vehicle, announced Police Chief W. H. “Skip” Holbrook. The incident occurred…

Man Arrested in Illegal Dumping Investigation

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An investigation into a series of vehicle tire dumps led to the arrest of Mujahid Muhammad (DOB: 05/18/1982), announced Columbia Police Chief W. H. “Skip” Holbrook. Muhammad is charged with…

Composite Sketch Released in Bentley Drive Shooting Incident

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are releasing a composite sketch of what a male suspect may resemble in connection with an overnight shooting incident. The sketch, courtesy of the South…

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with two recent armed robberies. Iric Terione Bolden (DOB: 6-1-1993) is housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention…

Crimestoppers: Person of Interest Identified in Suspicious Fire Investigations

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Columbia Police Chief W.H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook announces that CPD investigators have identified a person of interest in connection with suspicious fires that occurred in South Columbia last month. Citizens are…

Mayor @SteveBenjaminSC informs citizens that the City of Columbia's general election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

For information regarding the City of Columbia Municipal Election, please visit #WeAreColumbia

Demonstrations of the new voting machines will be conducted TODAY, October 21, 2019, at Martin Luther King Park, 2300 Greene Street, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

For more information and additional scheduled demonstrations , please visit #WeAreCoumbia

#CPDInvestigates Can you help us identify this auto-breaking suspect? Visit to view a video of suspect in action. We encourage you to contact #Crimestoppers 888-CRIME-SC with any info to help us this individual.

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