Announcements

Sessions FULL for the Active Shooter/Violent Intruder Response Training on April 21

-SESSIONS ARE FULL- (Please check back for future sessions.) On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Columbia Police Department will host two more FREE training sessions related to an active shooter/violent intruder response. These sessions are open to local leaders of churches, schools, hospitals, businesses, and … Continue reading Sessions FULL for the Active Shooter/Violent Intruder Response Training on April 21

CPD sees largest class of recruits in several years

12/15/17 Eight shining Columbia Police badges were pinned this morning over the hearts of Law Enforcement Training Institute graduates. It was the largest class of recruits for the department in several years. “Each of them are focused and committed to serving this community,” says Sgt. … Continue reading CPD sees largest class of recruits in several years

Winter Driving Tips

Driving on Ice/Snow: 1.) Drive slowly and leave three times more space than usual between you and another car in front of you.2.) Turn on your headlights for visibility not only for you but for other drivers.3.) Use low gears especially on hills. 4.) Be … Continue reading Winter Driving Tips

Crime Alert: Thefts from motor vehicles on the rise

Columbia citizens have had over $332,000 worth of property stolen from motor vehicles this year, and the number continues to increase. Since January 1, 2017, the Columbia Police Department has taken 655 reports of thefts from motor vehicles. That is 207 more reports than the … Continue reading Crime Alert: Thefts from motor vehicles on the rise