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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

Hunter swears in new members!

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 in a ceremony attended by Sheriff’s Office personnel and immediate family, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in two new members. Ashley James was sworn in as a Detention Officer and Rebecca Mueller was sworn in as School Crossing Guard. They both bring previous experience in these positions. James will be assigned…

NEW Public Information Officer

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce Sergeant Steven Khachigan as our new Public Information Officer (PIO). Sergeant Khachigan has served with the Sheriff’s Officer for over 15 years in numerous capacities. Sergeant Khachigan replaces Sergeant Murray Smith, who is retiring at the end of the month. We would like to wish Sgt.…

Sheriff Awards Two With Commendation Medal

On Wednesday, July 8, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter awarded Lieutenant Chris Sharpe and Corporal Matthew Baucom   the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Commendation Medal for their actions on June 24, 2020.   On that day, Lt. Sharpe and Cpl. Baucom responded to a call of an…

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