Biased Policing vs Criminal Profiling: The facts

As your Sheriff’s Office works toward a safer Columbia; it’s important for our partners in the community to understand how we protect and why we do some of the things we do. Biased Policing  The Difference Between Biased Policing & Criminal Profiling Biased policing is the use of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, economic status, background,…

Sheriff giving plaque to Zimmie Petty

Sheriff Presents FSA Award

On Thursday, August 22, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter recognized a local man for his tremendous support to the Florida Sheriffs Association. In a ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office, Mr. Zimmie Petty of Lake City was presented with the Distinguished Service Award by Sheriff Hunter. He was recognized for 35 years of contributing to the…