Your complaint is important. The Columbia Police Department is committed to receiving and accepting complaints about the actions and performance of all personnel. As an organization, we try very hard to provide the highest level of quality law enforcement service to all citizens. Policing is a very difficult and complex job in today’s society, and we realize that mistakes can be made, and the actions of our personnel may fall short of your expectations.
Members of the Columbia Police Department are aware of the important responsibilities and duties they have as public servants. The Columbia Police Department operates under the constitutional guarantees afforded to everyone under the laws that govern us. Therefore, the courteous receipt of complaints, a thorough and impartial investigation, and just dispositions are important in maintaining the confidence of our citizens.