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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.

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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…

Deputy Receives the Life Saving Award

On Wednesday, July 1, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter awarded Deputy Anthony Cortese the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Lifesaving Medal for his actions on February 24, 2020.   Deputy Cortese was working as a School Resource Deputy at Lake City Middle School that February day when…

CCSO Deputy Arrests FBI Fugitive

In the earlier morning hours of Wednesday, June 3, a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested a wanted FBI fugitive suspected of being a member of a dangerous organized drug trafficking ring in north central Florida.   At around 2:15, the deputy noticed a vehicle with an expired tag and stopped the vehicle for the…

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