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 Promotes 2 Employees

On Wednesday April 21, 2021, Sheriff Hunter promoted two members of our agency. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and Sheriff’s Office personnel. Tracy Hicks was promoted to Warrants Supervisor at the Columbia County Detention Facility. Prior to this assignment, Hicks served in various capacities throughout the agency. Most recently, she was an administrative…

Sheriff Hunter Swears In New Employee

On Wednesday April 14, 2021, Sheriff Hunter held a swear-in ceremony at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center. Adam Wetherington was sworn in as a deputy sheriff. The ceremony was attended by Sheriff’s Office employees and family. Please join us in welcoming Deputy Wetherington to our team!

Children Located Safe!

We are pleased to announce that the investigation into a child abduction has come to a safe conclusion. Investigation led to the safe recovery of Lucy and Jaxon Evans at a motel in Suwannee County, Florida. An AMBER Alert was issued on Wednesday evening after the children were abducted by their biological parents, David Evans…

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