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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

CCSO Welcomes 2 New Employees!

On Wednesday November 25, 2020, Sheriff Hunter swore in two new employees. Brittany Brown was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff and will be assigned to the Patrol Division. Cassandra Sansonne was sworn in as a Detention Officer and will be assigned to the Detention Facility. The ceremony was attended by family and Sheriff’s Office…

Traffic Stop Leads to Weapons and Drug Charges

On Saturday, November 14, 2020, Deputy Aaron Swears conducted a traffic stop for an inoperable headlight. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Stanley Maxwell Jr. (20) of Lake City. During the course of the stop, a strong odor of suspected marijuana was detected by Deputy Swears. Maxwell was also acting suspiciously, as if…

Media Release-Homeowner Shoots Intruder

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, deputies responded to a report of an attempted home invasion in the vicinity of NW Leonia Way. Upon making contact with the victim/ homeowner, it was learned that a male subject attempted to break into the victim’s home, armed with a shotgun. The homeowner’s children were also present during the…

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