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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.

Crimestoppers: Hotel Room Burglary Investigation

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Investigators with the Columbia Police Department's (CPD) Property Crimes Unit is working to identify a burglary suspect in connection with a recent hotel room theft.  Please watch the attached video…

Crimestoppers: 7-Year Anniversary of Nurse Hit-and-Run Investigation

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Columbia Police Chief W. H. 'Skip' Holbrook announces that today marks the seven-year anniversary of a hit and run incident that seriously injured a cardiac nurse and USC graduate who…

Crimestoppers: Animal Cruelty Investigations

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Columbia Police Department (CPD)officers have charged two people in separate animal cruelty investigations and have warrants for the arrest of a third suspect. In the most recent arrest, 23-year-old Keith…

Narcotics Transaction on School Grounds

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Two men have been charged in connection with a narcotics transaction that occurred on school grounds. Tyran Veal (DOB: 10-2-1990) was arrested last night and charged with Possession with Intent…

Updates: Arrests Made in Recent Shooting Investigations

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Columbia Police Chief W.H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook announces that several significant arrests have been made in connection with recent shooting investigations. Beginning with the Most Recent Incidents: 7311 Patterson Road |…

#Crimestoppers: Do you recognize this suspect? #CPDSCInvestigates: A hotel room burglary & larceny. Click on the link to view surveillance video from a Holiday Inn Express.

#CPDSCInvestigates #Crimestoppers: Today marks a life-altering event for Lindsay Bires & her family. Call 1-888-CRIME-SC w/tips on who hit & seriously injured the young nurse seven years ago.

#CPDUpdate: Here's 'Blue', the pit bull puppy that was rescued from an unattended vehicle by a #CPDSC Sergeant. (See previous Tweet) Blue now has a loving home & won't be left alone inside a sweltering hot car.

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