Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is commanded by Captain Anthony Nelson and has 64 officers, one civilian clerical member.

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.

Vision Statement

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