Columbia County Sheriff's Office

Columbia County Sheriff's Office

4917 E US-90, Lake City (FL), 32055, United States

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Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Mark Hunter
4917 U.S. 90 East
Lake City, FL 32055

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Mission CCSO Mission Statement:

Columbia County Sheriff's Office Personnel are dedicated to serving our community with integrity and compassion while delivering proactive, professional law enforcement services to meet the diverse needs of our community.
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The Columbia County Sheriff's Office primary service response area consists of the unincorporated areas of Columbia County (those area within Columbia County that are outside city limits). Columbia County totals approximately 797 square miles. This service area is subdivided into specific geographic areas of directed patrol and investigative responsibility composed of four divisions and two districts.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division is considered to be the backbone of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as it is not only the largest division within the Sheriff’s Office, but it is also the most visible. The Division is comprised of multiple shifts broken into Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta. In addition it maintains the School Resource Deputies, Courthouse Operations to include Bailiff, Transportation, and Civil Process service. Additionally, within the Division there are several specialized teams serving in the capacities of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Dive, Marine, Negotiations, Training and K-9.

The responsibility of this unit is to maintain a safe and orderly environment for citizens and visitors in all areas of Columbia County. When assistance is requested from the Sheriff’s Office, the first deputy responding will most likely be a member of the Patrol Division. These deputies are in constant contact with the public and answer a variety of calls.

Commanded by a Captain and two Lieutenants, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division is made up of uniformed patrol deputies who provide law enforcement services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. These deputies are encompassed within five zones of the county and assigned to two Districts. District One is made up of Columbia County north of County Road 240 and District Two is everything south of CR 240.

Patrol deputies handle a varied range of calls from noise complaints to homicides. For this reason, these deputies must have in-depth knowledge of the law and must

Founded 1845
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