The City of Columbia recently moved into the new Columbia Police Department Annex facility in January 2016. One component of the new facility is the Drug Lab. The Lab has been closed since summer 2014.In September 2016, the Marijuana Analyst worked and processed cases out of the Columbia Police Department Annex facility.
The Police Department is proud to announce that as of October 2016, two (2) new Chemists have been hired and the Lab is expected to be fully operational in the near future.
The Chemists will operate the drug lab. The Chemists work will support the organization by processing suspected substances obtained by Columbia police officers during the commission of their duties.