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2016 Internal Affairs Report

The 2016 Internal Affairs Report is prepared annually to inform citizens about incidents of officer-involved shootings, use of force, vehicle pursuits, officer-involved collisions and complaints of misconduct. The report provides a complete overview of our internal affairs activities along with supporting data and information. 

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 – Lorick Circle Shooting Investigation

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are releasing surveillance pictures of suspects wanted in connection with a shooting from earlier this week. The incident occurred at 100 Lorick Circle (Latimer Manor…

Arrest Made in Hit and Run Investigation

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Officers with the Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Traffic Safety unit (TSU) have arrested a female accused of injuring three males during a hit and run incident last night. As a…

Teen Charged in Deadly Benedict Street Shooting

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Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with a deadly overnight shooting that occurred on Benedict Street. The suspect is charged with Murder and Possession…

#CPDInvestigates | Latimer Manor shooting. Check out this surveillance picture & help us ID the bad guys. Recognize the van ? Call Crimestoppers 1-888-CRIME-SC. https://t.co/ylKxm3QUBq

Things have been a little busy for #FridayNightFloyd, but he's missed you & we hope you'll welcome him back for your #9PMRoutine reminders!

CPD Metro Region hosted a Front Porch Roll Call in the Palmetto Terrace Community on 02/21/2018. If you're interested in having a FPRC in your community, visit https://t.co/YNuwX4uTQB to learn more.

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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

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Identity Theft

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