Welcome to Columbia County Sheriff's Office Website

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

Jacksonville Man Arrested for Travelling to Meet Teen

A Jacksonville man was arrested early Friday evening March 17th, after he travelled to Columbia County to meet a 14 year old girl for sex. Selwyn Yomar Diaz Diaz (35) was apprehended by detectives after he had been communicating with who he thought was a 14 year old female. In reality, Diaz Diaz was communicating…

Ray Promoted to Corporal

On Friday, March 17, 2023, Sheriff Hunter held a promotional ceremony for Deputy Kimberly “Kim” Ray. The ceremony was attended by numerous family, friends, school personnel, and CCSO employees. Deputy Ray has served for several years as a school resource deputy. She was promoted to the rank of corporal and will continue to serve as…

Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy

Click link below for application and course details: Please complete the application and Civilian Ride-Along form. Links to both are below. Citizen Academy Application – May 2023 Civilian-Ride-Along-Program (Course Flyer below)

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