Columbus Police Department

Founded in 1831 as a one-man Department under Ephraim C. Brandy, The Columbus Police Department is committed to providing the citizens of Columbus with excellence in law enforcement that will improve the quality of life for all residents of the Chattahoochee Valley. We are furthermore committed to maintaining our partnership with the community in a manner that continues to promote confidence and trust in the Columbus Police Department.

Officer of the Year

The Command Staff of the Columbus Police Department has selected Corporal Samantha Phillips for Officer of the Year for 2021. The selection was made due to her consistent dedication to the Columbus Police Department. She possessed the professionalism, initiative, and motivation, which made her a tremendous asset to our Department.

Corporal Samantha Phillips

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LGBTQ Liaison

The Columbus Police Department now has a LGBTQ Liaison. If you need our liaison, please contact Sergeant Mark Scruggs at

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