New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, April 1, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in Mr. Dillon Moore as a Detention Deputy. Detention Deputy Moore will be assigned to the Detention Division in field training. We wish him the very best in his new career.

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Bittersweet Day for Columbia County Detention Facility

On Friday, March 27 at a retirement luncheon Sheriff Mark Hunter presented Detention Deputy Linda Harrington a plaque and a heartfelt thank you for her 13 years of dedicated service to the Sheriff’s Office and this community. Detention Deputy Harrington began her career with the Sheriff’s Office in 2002 and has consistently performed her duties [...]

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Sheriff Hunter Promotes CCSO Member

On Friday, March 27 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Detective Todd Lussier to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Lussier, who has been with CCSO since 2004, is assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division and will remain in that division as the Detective Sergeant, who is [...]

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CCSO Retires Two K9s

On Tuesday, March 17, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office officially retired two of its canines after years of faithful and productive service to the community. Canines Zombie and Perry were acquired in May of 2008 and were teamed with their handlers Sergeant Matt Grinstead and Lieutenant Keith Jackson (retired) respectively. During their seven years of [...]

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CCSO Exposes Local Human Trafficking Group

On Saturday, March 7, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a kidnapping, rape and false imprisonment case which uncovered a local human trafficking group. At approximately 11:30 am, the Sheriff ‘s Office was notified that a “distraught female” had flagged down a motorist on NE Bascom Norris Rd at NE Derby Place [...]

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