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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 Claus is Coming to Town!

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up for another “Deputy Claus for a Cause” event. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, December 23rd when members of the CCSO will escort Santa Claus to various neighborhoods throughout our community to give out some early Christmas presents to children. This is the third year…

Pharmacy Robber Convicted in Federal Court

United States Attorney, Roger Handberg, praised members of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, along with other agencies, for their assistance in the successful prosecution of a pharmacy robber. Jesse Rance Moore (46) of Bell, Florida was convicted in federal court on November 6, 2023 for robbing four different area pharmacies. The first robbery occurred at…

Canine and Handler Place 1st Despite Injury

On Saturday, November 18, 2023, Corporal Matthew Waddington and his K-9 partner “Cairo” participated in a competition sponsored by “K9’s United.” The event was held in Jacksonville, Florida and featured K9 teams from 13 different agencies around the state. The teams participated in various challenges where awards were given for Obstacle Course, Fastest Dog, Hardest…

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