Columbia Police Department

Evan Smith
May 21, 2019 - 2:33 pm
A former police chief of Columbia has been arrested for a third time in less than a year. Florence County Sheriff’s Office deputies were alerted Saturday to a stolen vehicle near a Timmonsville motel and connected it to motel occupant Randy Scott, who was then arrested on federal warrants. A May...
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Patrick Gentry
May 13, 2019 - 11:08 am
A South Carolina police agency says they are using technology to combat and reduce gun violence. During a news conference Friday, the Columbia Police Department announced they are using ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection technology that uses acoustics to detect, locate and alert law enforcement about...
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Patrick Gentry
July 30, 2018 - 10:59 am
Authorities say a dog trained in explosive detection for the Columbia Police Department has died of a heat-related injury. They say 2-year-old Turbo was injured Thursday and died Saturday. Turbo was a yellow Labrador retriever who worked with the Columbia police for about seven months. Police...
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