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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

Robbery Suspects Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit

(Deputies apprehending suspects following pursuit)   On Tuesday afternoon, August 2, 2022, deputies responded to the Dollar General located at the intersection section of S.R.247 and C.R.240 for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. A suspect and vehicle description was provided to deputies who were responding to the scene. Deputy John Markmiller…

Business Leaders Thanked for New K9 Deputy

(Sheriff Hunter with K9 Deputy Chaos and community leaders)   On Wednesday August 3, 2022, Sheriff Hunter hosted a ceremony to introduce some of our community business leaders to one of our newest deputies. We are now pleased to introduce the rest of our community to K9 Deputy Chaos. In June of this year, one…

Deputies Receive Award and New Employee Welcomed!

Deputy Scott, Sheriff Hunter, & Deputy Newman   On Friday July 29th, Sheriff Hunter presented the “Lifesaving Award” to two deputies and swore in a new employee. Deputies Brian Scott and Shayne Newman were presented with the “Lifesaving Award” for their actions on May 16, 2022 when they responded to a call involving three individuals…

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