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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

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…

Fins-N-Pins Check Presentation

(From Left: Maria Knapp, Sheriff Hunter, Bill Frye)   On Tuesday, June 25, 2024, Sheriff Hunter held a check presentation for the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches. The check was for funds raised from our 13th annual community bowl-a-thon and fish fry which has been coined, “Fins-N-Pins.” This year’s event which was held in April, raised…

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