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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.

Update: Burglary Suspect Arrested

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The Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Property Crimes investigators  have charged a burglary suspect who's been wanted since November for his alleged crime. George Tyrone Jenkins was arrested by CPD in…

Crimestoppers: Shooting Death Investigation – Ardincaple Drive

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) Investigators are working to determine who shot and killed a man over the weekend. According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts,Thomas West, Junior (DOB: July 1978)…

Update: Calk Street Death Now a Murder Investigation

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) officers are now investigating the suspicious death of a female over the weekend as a homicide. The 50-year-old victim, identified by Richland County Coroner Gary Watts…

Crimestoppers: Female Found Deceased on Calk Street

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) officers are investigating a suspicious death after a female was found unresponsive early this morning. A citizen called 9-1-1 after discovering the body at the 3000…

Crimestoppers | Update: Burglary Suspect Identified

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators with the Property Crimes Unit have identified a burglary suspect who has been wanted since November and have outstanding warrants for his arrest. Investigators are…

Thank you @CircleKStores for giving our First Responsers some #WednesdayMotivation

#CPDUpdate: A burglary suspect who was chased by a barefooted victim has been arrested. We received a tip regarding George Jenkins whereabouts around midnight & found him in downtown. He's charged w/ Burglary & Larceny. Here's the original case info:

CPD officers are investigating another shooting death from Sunday. This one occurred on Ardincaple Drive. Read more about the case:

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