Police Department

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Columbus Police Department to protect and serve the Columbus community, to safeguard the life and property of its citizens, and to reduce the fear of crime and enhance the quality of life for all citizens. The Department will serve all citizens with dignity and respect regardless of race, creed, color, religion, or socioeconomic status.

  1. Vision Statement
  2. Stated Values
  3. Stated Goals
  4. Community Policing

We envision the enhancement of the quality of life in Columbus through effective, efficient, and proactive policing partnerships and dedicated service to our community

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

As of July 6, 2020, the Columbus Mississippi Forensic Lab intends to use its allotment of the Edward Byrne Memorial 2020 JAG funding to purchase and install new testing and safety equipment for the controlled substance testing lab.

Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Fiscal Year 2020

As of April 6, 2020, the Columbus Police Department (C.P.D.) intends to use its allotment of the Coronavirus Emergency Funding Program Fiscal Year 2020 to purchase mobile purifiers, office air cubes, surface/air disinfectants, and 2 drones equipped with cameras to assist the City of Columbus in preventing, preparing for and responding to the Coronavirus.