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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

Man Arrested for Shooting Vehicle & Residence

Detectives have arrested a Lake City man after shots were fired into an unoccupied vehicle and an occupied residence early Wednesday morning. Shortly before 6:00am on Wednesday, July 17th, a deputy who was at the Columbia County Detention Facility heard several rapid gunshots which seemed to be coming from East of his location. Upon responding…

Deputy Wins State “School Resource Officer of the Year” Award

(Deputy Ceckanowicz “Chewy”)   We are pleased to announce that one of our School Resource Deputies received special recognition during the opening ceremony of the Florida Association of School Resource Officers (FASRO) conference this morning. Deputy Scott Ceckanowicz, better known as, “Chewy,” was recognized by the association as “School Resource Officer of the Year.” The…

Dollar General Robber Arrested

Detectives arrested a robbery suspect late yesterday afternoon following the execution of a search warrant. On June 12, 2024, shortly after 7:00pm deputies responded to the Dollar General located at 3118 SW Main Blvd. for a report of an armed robbery which had just occurred. Witnesses told deputies that a male wearing a “Santa” t-shirt…

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