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SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)The intent of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Website is to enable you to be informed with the most up to date information that we can provide you and in the most efficient and effective manner. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office provides professional law enforcement services with integrity and compassion to meet the diverse needs of our community.


The latest news stories

Inmate Death

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is sad to report the death of an inmate at the Columbia County Detention Facility. The incident occurred shortly after 12:00pm on May 5, 2022. Staff at the detention facility attempted to perform lifesaving measures on the inmate, but were unsuccessful. Although details of the incident are limited at this…

Two Employees Receive “Lifesaving Medal”

(Pictured from Left: Cpl. Maulden, Sheriff Hunter, & Detention Officer Collins)   On Wednesday May 4, 2022, Sheriff Hunter awarded the “Lifesaving Medal” to Detention Officer Mark Collins and Corporal James Maulden. This award recognizes their actions on January 30, 2022 while serving at the Columbia County Detention Facility. Detention Officer Collins observed an inmate…

New Deputy Sworn In

On Wednesday May 4, 2022 a swearing in ceremony was held at the CCSO Operations Center. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and CCSO employees. Sheriff Hunter swore in Rheys Dawson as a deputy sheriff. Please join us in welcoming Deputy Dawson to the CCSO family!

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