MEDIA RELEASE: Update on Deputy-Involved Shooting

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is releasing additional information regarding the deputy-involved shooting which occurred on September 8, 2023. Deputies were dispatched to a residence on SE Patio Glen regarding a domestic disturbance around 4:00pm. Deputy Brian Rix, a 28-year veteran assigned to the School Resource Unit, who was on his way home, was the…

New Detention Officer Sworn In

On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, Sheriff Hunter held a swearing in ceremony at CCSO Operations. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and CCSO personnel. Shi’an Wilson was sworn in as a detention officer and will be assigned to the Columbia County Detention Facility. Please join us in welcoming Shi’an to our team!