Columbia at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Columbia Police Department

  • 343 Officers
  • 88 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.62 Columbia
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Columbia Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for Columbia

Data was last updated November 28, 2022


We identified over $7.6M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Columbia
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$709,000.00 3/15/2022
3/31/2024
CITY OF COLUMBIA THE FY 2022 COPS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT PROGRAM (TEP) INVITATIONAL SOLICITATION IS AN INVITATION-ONLY GRANT PROGRAM DESIGNED TO DEVELOP AND ACQUIRE EFFECTIVE EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGIES, AND INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS THAT ASSIST IN RESPONDING TO AND PREVENTING CRIME. THE OBJECTIVE IS TO PR… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$83,953.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
CITY OF COLUMBIA THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING TRIBES, TO SUPPORT A BROAD RANGE OF ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL CRIME BASED ON THEIR OWN STATE AND LOCAL NEEDS AND CONDITIONS. GRANT FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, … Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$83,317.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CITY OF COLUMBIA THE SPECIAL SERVICES BUREAU II Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$72,941.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
CITY OF COLUMBIA DRUG ANALYSIS LABORATORY IMPROVEMENT III Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 10, 2023


$2.2M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Columbia Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 1 item valued at $658,000.00 each

Recent equipment transfers

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
6/21/2018 UNMANNED VEHICLE,GROUND
1385-01-627-3659
2 2 @ $53,375.00 $106,750.00 Q 3
5/29/2018 TRUCK,UTILITY
2320-01-518-7330
2 2 @ $97,461.00 $194,922.00 C 1
2/23/2017 TOOL KIT,EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL
1385-01-543-4498
2 2 @ $65,096.00 $130,192.00 C 1
3/18/2016 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-553-4634
1 1 @ $658,000.00 $658,000.00 C 1

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