Passing of Retired K-9 Deputy “Rek”

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is sad to report the death of one of our retired K-9’s. K-9 Deputy “Rek” passed away peacefully yesterday. Rek served with the CCSO from August of 2014 to October of 2020. During his career, Rek assisted in searching for and locating suspects, missing persons, and narcotics. Most of all,…

New Deputy Sworn In

On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, Sheriff Hunter held a swearing in ceremony for a new deputy. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and agency personnel. Tharen White was sworn in as a deputy sheriff. Please join us in welcoming Deputy White to the CCSO family!

Deputies Recover Abducted Child From Melbourne

On Saturday afternoon deputies with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office located and recovered a 7-year-old boy who had been abducted from Brevard County earlier today. Information was received of a home invasion that occurred in Melbourne, Florida on today’s date. According to Melbourne Police, a female victim in the home had been beaten and her…

New Deputy Sworn In

On Friday, April 5, 2024, Sheriff Hunter held a swearing in ceremony. The event was attended by family, friends, and CCSO personnel. Justin King was sworn in as a deputy sheriff. Please join us in welcoming Deputy King to the CCSO family!