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2015-2019 Strategic Plan Progress Report

The purpose of the Columbia Police Department (CPD) 2015-2019 Strategic Plan Progress Report report is to demonstrate ways in which the Strategic Plan is being put into action throughout the Columbia Police Department and our City. The Department’s Strategic Plan was developed in collaboration with CPD staff, city government officials and members of our community.

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.

Deputy Chief Melron Kelly Attends Cities United 2017 Summit

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Deputy Chief Melron Kelly is in the nation’s capital today, highlighting Columbia Police Department (CPD) programs that reduce and prevent youth violence. “We cannot arrest or prosecute our way out…

Columbia Police Officers Make Arrest in Weekend Shooting Investigation

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Columbia Police investigators have arrested a man in connection with an isolated weekend shooting. Michael DeWayne Haggwood (DOB: 7-14-1981) is charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon during…

Crimestoppers: Suspect Wanted in Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigation

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  Columbia Police Investigators are searching for a registered sex offender who is accused of sexually assaulting an elderly female. Officers have outstanding arrest warrants for Charles Lamb (DOB: 2-3-1971)….

#CelebrateResponsibly #GoGamecocks

Cypress Run Apts shooting update: The 4-yr-old boy is out of surgery & continues to be monitored at a local hospital. Investigation on-going

#Gameday! CPD sends support to the #USCWomensBBall in Stockton. #GoGamecocks #marchmadness

Additional CPD Information.

Public Data Initiative

The Columbia Police Department’s Public Data Initiative provides accessible, convenient and transparent information for those seeking details about our operations.

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Midlands Most Wanted

Help us stop crime by viewing the current list of suspects.

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Identity Theft

View some typical scams and techniques used by criminals.

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