On Wednesday, July 2 in a ceremony attended by family and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Deputy Sheriff Brian Rix and Detective Keith Spradley to the rank of Corporal. Corporals Rix and Spradley will be assigned to the Patrol Division as shift supervisors. We would like to congratulate Corporals Rix and Spradley on [...]
At 3:40 pm Tuesday, July 1 the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2618 SE Country Club Road due to a 911 call reporting a suicidal subject in the home with a gun. While deputies were responding, the caller told the dispatcher that Robert Larson, 49 armed himself with a pistol during an argument and [...]
On Friday, June 20 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted three members. Corporals Rick Damon, Matt Grinstead and Jennifer Wolf were promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Damon will be assigned to the Administrative Division as the Community Services Sergeant. Sergeants Grinstead and Wolf will [...]
On Wednesday, June 18 in a ceremony attended by Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new member. Mr. James Stuhr was sworn in as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Reserve Program was formed for the purpose of augmenting and supporting the Sheriff’s Office operational and administrative efforts. This force [...]
On Monday, June 16 in a ceremony attended by Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new member. Mr. John Hall was sworn in as a Detention Deputy and will be assigned to Detention Division.
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