The Columbia Police Department’s mission is to protect and serve citizens of Columbia, Missouri. During its 110 years, there have been many changes in the department, including the hiring of the first female officer, first female captain and changes in technology including the use of DNA to solve crimes. The department reflects back on lessons from the past while moving forward with its new leader, Chief Kenneth Burton.
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