Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force Receives Award

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that our Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force was the recipient of the 2019 Florida Narcotic Officer’s Association Region II Unit of the Year Award.  The award was presented last week at the 2019 FNOA Conference.   The MJDTF is part of the North Florida High Intensity Drug…

CCSO Receives Accreditation

On Wednesday, June 26, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office received accreditation from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation at their meeting in Orlando. Sheriff Mark Hunter was present and accepted a plaque signifying the achievement. In April, CCSO underwent a detailed inspection by a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement…

Columbia County Crime Down

This year’s Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) uniform crime report (UCR) shows a significant decrease in crime for Columbia County. Yearly, the Sheriff’s Office sends its crime information to Tallahassee, where FDLE makes a report and sends it to the FBI in Washington, DC. The statistics are compiled and used to track crime trends…