Columbus Police Department

  • Agency: Columbus Police Department
  • Address: 510 10th St, Columbus, 31902 GA
  • Chief: R L Boren (Chief of Police)
Phone: 706-653-3231
Fax: (706) 653-3114

Columbus Police Department is located at 510 10th St, Columbus, 31902 GA. The Chief of Police of the department is R L Boren. The Columbus Police Department phone number is 706-653-3231.

Columbus Police Department News

Congratulations to Assistant Chief Lemuel Miller on his retirement from the Columbus Police Department after 45 years of service. We wish him well in his future endeavors.

CPD PRESS CONFERENCE: Chief Boren held a press conference this afternoon to announce a large drug seizure.

Join us tomorrow at the Student Recreation Center on the campus of Columbus State University for your opportunity to meet and ask our recruiters questions about Joining the Force for Good.

Columbus Police Department Media release On Friday October 13, 2017 and Saturday October 14, 2017, the Columbus Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, Burglary / Theft and Fugitive Units conducted a Crime Suppression Detail. The detail targeted areas, that are historically, known for violent crimes and individuals with outstanding warrants in our city. The results of the two-day detail are as follows: Total Number of Persons arrested 46 Total Number of Charges 143 Total Number of Felony Arrests 35 Total Number of Misdemeanor Arrests 99 Total Number of City Ordinance Arrests 9 Total Number of Guns Taken From the Streets 11 Total Number of Currency Seized $6,351.00 Total Number of Vehicles Seized 3 This detail follows Multi- Jurisdictional Task Force Detail that was conducted on September 5, 2017, that resulted in 14 arrests being made and 4 handguns taken from the streets. It also follows a September 27, 2017 announcement of an ongoing investigation that resulted in the arrests of 12 persons charged with 118 offenses, of which most were gang affiliated. Approximately $159,840.00 in stolen property was recovered during the investigation. Persons arrested during the Crime Suppression Detail, will received a preliminary hearing within the next few days. The Columbus Police Department will continue to conduct these types of details in an effort to keep our streets safe and reduce crime in our jurisdiction.

Congratulations to Sergeant Charles Lee on his retirement from the Columbus Police Department after 33 years of service. We wish him well in his future endeavors.

Thank you to Synovus for hosting a First Responders Luncheon today. We appreciate their kindness and support. #grateful

Today, the wonderful people at TSYS brought our Officers baked treats. We appreciate their kindness and support. #delicious #thankyou

Tonight, Outback Steakhouse provided dinner for our Officers. We appreciate their kindness and support. #thankyou

Congratulations to Major Swiney on his retirement from the Columbus Police Department after 41 years of dedicated service. We wish him well in his future endeavors. #cpdga

Our Crime Prevention Unit wants to wish everyone a safe and happy weekend. Leave us a comment and tell us what you think about the new D.A.R.E to be G.R.E.A.T van! #columbusga #saturday

News Release: On 8-23 around 1500 hrs, undercover detectives of the Property Crimes Unit were actively searching for a burglary suspect vehicle, which had previously been stolen, and was being used to commit residential burglaries earlier in the day. The white Ford Escape was spotted by officers of the Uniformed Patrol Division while off duty and on their way home. These officers attempted to stop the suspect vehicle and a brief vehicle pursuit ensued ending with a vehicle crash when the suspects lost control. The two suspects fled the vehicle, but were successfully apprehended by both detectives of the Property Crimes Unit and the pursuing uniformed officers. Some stolen property was recovered from the suspects and inside the crashed stolen vehicle. The arrests of these suspects has currently cleared one stolen vehicle case and five residential burglary cases. The officers that spotted and pursued the suspect vehicle were Officer Cody Miller and Officer Yolanda Knighten. Arrested: 1. Kaleel Jones, B/M, 17yrs (Driver) Charges: Burglary 1st Degree (x5 Counts) Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (F) Criminal Gang Activity Aggravated Assault Obstruction (M) Fleeing to Elude Striking Fixed Object Speeding Failure to Maintain Lane Redlight Stop Sign 2. Itavius Jones, B/M, 19 yrs (Passenger) Charges: Burglary 1st Degree (x5 Counts) Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (F) Criminal Gang Activity Aggravated Assault ( same as above). Obstruction (M) Recovered Stolen Vehicle: 2016 Ford Escape Value: $23,000 Cases Cleared: x1 Motor Vehicle Theft x5 Residential Burglaries 17-020762 Theft By Taking (Motor Vehicle) 17-020958 Burglary 1st Degree – 2724 47th Street 17-020962 Burglary 1st Degree – 4805 St. Francis Avenue 17-021011 Burglary 1st Degree – 2204 51st Street 17-021010 Burglary 1st Degree – 5326 Roundabout Drive 17-020971 Burglary 1st Degree – 4453 Walking Stick Way

The Columbus Police Department was recognized for exceeding the United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley fundraising campaign! As a department, we had a 100 percent participation rate and exceeded our anticipated goal. We are proud to give back to the community we serve. #columbusga #givingback

Today, US Army Fort Benning recognized Columbus Georgia Police Department and Columbus Department of Fire & EMS for assisting in the search of a soldier.

For Public Release.

The Columbus Police Department is looking for dedicated men and women who share a commitment to excellence and a calling to protect and serve. The next police academy starts in January of 2018 and we are looking for men and women to join our highly trained team of law enforcement professionals. We offer a $2000 Signing Bonus, a $1200 Military Service Incentive, and a $2400 Georgia Certified Peace Officer Incentive. For more details about this exciting career opportunity, or to apply online, please visit www.protectcolumbus.com. #applytoday #protectandserve

Come see us this Tuesday, August 15 from 9am to 12pm at the Columbus, Georgia Convention & Trade Center for an opportunity to meet our recruiters and get more information about Joining the Force for Good. #cpdgajobfair #makeadifference

Congratulations to Corporal Truitt and Ms. Marcano for receiving the Officer and Employee of the Month Award. Corporal Truitt received the award for her investigative work on a credit card fraud case that led to multiple arrests. Ms. Marcano received the award for her hard work and attention to detail while working for the Crime Scene Identification Unit. #cpdga #employeerecognition

For Public Release. #backtoschool #watchforchildren #obeythestoparm

National Night Out 2017, continued

National Night Out 2017!

We are at the Civic Center getting ready for National Night Out 2017. Facebook Live broadcast at 5:45pm! #NationalNightOut2017

Join the Force for Good. Apply today!

We have open positions for Police Officer. $2000 Signing Bonus $1200 Military Service Incentive $2400 GA POST Peace Officer Certified Incentive Visit www.protectcolumbus.com for more details. #columbusga #jobs #joinourteam #applyonline

Congratulations to Corporal Hightower on his retirement from the Columbus Police Department after 31 years of service. We wish him well in his future endeavors. #columbusga #service