A career with the Columbia Police Department is like no other job or experience. It offers excitement, a sense of accomplishment, job satisfaction, teamwork, opportunities for growth with promotion and excellent salary and benefits. If you are interested in joining the City of Columbia Police Department, click the button to begin your sign up process.

The Columbia Police Department is offering a Hiring Bonus up to $5000.

South Carolina certified police officers are eligible for $5,000 signing bonus payable:
• Completion of FTO: $1,666
• First Year Anniversary: $1,667
• Second Year Anniversary: $1,667

Out of State certified police officers are eligible for $3,500 signing bonus payable:
• Completion of FTO: $1,166
• First Year Anniversary: $1,167
• Second Year Anniversary: $1,167

Non certified applicants are eligible for a $1,500 signing bonus payable:
• Completion of FTO: $500
• First Year Anniversary: $500
• Second Year Anniversary: $500

The City of Columbia Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.