Disciplinary Procedures

The Columbia Police Department desires to serve the community with integrity and in a professional manner. To achieve this goal and continue improving the quality of service the department provides the community, each and every employee must accept the responsibility for their role in maintaining integrity, quality and high professional standards.

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Response to Resistance Policy

The City of Columbia recognizes and respects the value and sanctity of each human life and therefore, emphasizes the importance of treating all persons with dignity and respect.

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Vehicle Pursuit Policy

The provisions of this section shall not relieve the operator of a police vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons and property.

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Body Worn Camera Policy

This directive is intended to provide sworn officers with instructions on when and how to use the department issued body-worn camera (BWC).

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