Welcome to Columbia County Sheriff's Office Website

SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)The intent of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Website is to enable you to be informed with the most up to date information that we can provide you and in the most efficient and effective manner. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office provides professional law enforcement services with integrity and compassion to meet the diverse needs of our community.


The latest news stories

Sheriff Hunter Sworn in Office

(Sheriff Hunter is sworn in by Circuit Judge Melissa Olin. His wife, Marilyn, holds the Bible)   On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, Sheriff Mark Hunter was sworn in during a ceremony held at the school board complex in Lake City. All elected Constitutional officials were sworn in during the ceremony, which was attended by family,…

Sheriff Hunter promotes Cole

On Wednesday December 30, 2020, Sheriff Hunter promoted Detective D’Andra Cole to the rank of Corporal. The ceremony was attended by family and Sheriff’s Office personnel. Corporal Cole began her career at CCSO as a detention officer. While serving at the Detention Facility, she promoted to the rank of Corporal, as well. She then transferred…

Rix Retires

On Wednesday December 23, 2020, a retirement ceremony was held for Corporal Brian Rix. Corporal Rix began his career at the Sheriff’s Office in 1992 as a patrol deputy. He has been a detective, and most recently, he has served as a supervisor in the School Resource Division. He retires after 28 years of service.…

Recent Photos