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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.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day | April 29

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CPD is once again partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of...

Officer Involved Shooting

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The Columbia Police Department is identifying the two patrolman involved in Wednesday’s officer involved shooting incident on Bush River Road. Officer D. Robinson and G. Starcher, who are assigned to…

Female Arrested for Making Fake Emergency Calls: CPD & LCSD Joint Investigation

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Columbia Police Investigators have arrested the female accused of making several fake 9-1-1 calls to dispatch centers in Richland and Lexington Counties. Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook and Lexington County…

Drug Take Back Day was a success, but also a win for local police combating a bigger issue. Hear from them on @wachfox at 10!

Big thanks to @WachSharonne for covering #prescriptiondrugtakebackday See newly promoted Lt. Blair's interview @10

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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