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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.

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Alcohol-Related Collision | Bluff Road @ I-77

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The Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Traffic Safety Unit (TSU) is investigating an early morning alcohol-related collision involving a motorcycle and two additional vehicles at Bluff Road and I-77. As a…

Crimestoppers:  Domestic-Related Fatal Shooting Investigation | 100 Ripplemeyer Avenue

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are following several promising leads in connection with an isolated domestic-related fatal shooting that occurred outside of an apartment complex this morning. Investigators continue to…

Crimestoppers: Burglary Investigation: ATM Thefts

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) Property Crimes officers are investigating similar incidents in which two suspects used a vehicle to break into businesses and steal automated teller machines. The most recent…

Crimestoppers: Burglary Suspects Wanted

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators with the Property Crimes Unit are working to identify fours burglary suspects who are accused of stealing several items from a residence last month. The…

Crimestoppers | Armed Robbery Investigation

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Columbia Police Department investigators are working to identify an armed robbery suspect stemming from an incident that occurred on Christmas Eve. Surveillance Picture The man is accused of stealing watches…

Each year I feel privileged to share Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail with friends & followers. Please set aside some time to read it, internalize it & share it. This is one of the most important pieces of American literature & leadership.

.... Cornelius is housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center charged w/Murder, Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime & Possession of a Firearm by Person Convicted of a Felony. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.

#CPDUpdate: Arrest in yesterday’s domestic-related fatal shooting on Ripplemeyer Avenue. Roderick Cornelius (DOB 1-1986) was apprehended late last night on Bon Air Drive by CPD investigators, Fugitive Team & US Marshals Task Force.

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