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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

New “No Scam” App from State Attorney General

As Hurricane season began June 1 and Floridians take steps to prepare, a new tool makes reporting price gouging easy. Florida Attorney General, Ashley Moody has notified the state of a new app for mobile devices that you can us to report incidents of price gouging.  The app named “No Scam” is on Google Play…

CCSO Receives Accreditation

On Wednesday, June 26, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office received accreditation from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation at their meeting in Orlando. Sheriff Mark Hunter was present and accepted a plaque signifying the achievement. In April, CCSO underwent a detailed inspection by a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement…

Columbia County Crime Down

This year’s Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) uniform crime report (UCR) shows a significant decrease in crime for Columbia County. Yearly, the Sheriff’s Office sends its crime information to Tallahassee, where FDLE makes a report and sends it to the FBI in Washington, DC. The statistics are compiled and used to track crime trends…

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