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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.

Pedestrian Killed in Train Collision

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The Columbia Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and train. The incident occurred shortly before 3:00 a.m. at the 1600 block of Lorick…

Man Accused of Assaulting Two Police Officers at Bus Station

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Columbia Police Officers have charged a 22-year-old man with assault, among other violations after an incident at a local bus station. As a result, Damien Johnson (DOB: 1-18-1995) is charged...

Burglary Suspect Identified; Warrants Filed in Case

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Columbia Police Department Property Crimes investigators have active arrest warrants for a man accused of breaking into a hair salon earlier this month. Currently, Charles Knox (DOB: 8-27-1982) is housed...

Big things are happening in @columbiasc during #Eclipse2017 – celebrate w/ us over a long weekend of eclipse events: https://t.co/0QsOZ0p9sb

#CPDTrafficUpdate: Intersection of Sumter & Taylor reopened after Southern Crane construction work @ Baptist Hospital

#CPDUpdate: Fatal collision involving a train & pedestrian. https://t.co/fpi20iI4Kv

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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