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

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 3.27 Columbia
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.3 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

Data was last updated April 28, 2022


We identified over $6.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

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
$83,317.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
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
$668,414.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2022
CITY OF COLUMBIA FY 19 CGIC PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$72,941.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
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
$38,059.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2022
PUBLIC SAFETY, SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CITY OF COLUMBIA Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub

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Military Equipment Transfers

Data last updated April 4, 2022


$2.4M 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
6/22/2021 FAN,CIRCULATING
4140-00-833-5068
5 5 @ $274.59 $1,372.95 A 1
6/4/2021 BAG,DUFFEL
8465-01-117-8699
195 195 @ $24.36 $4,750.20 A 1
4/8/2021 SHIPPING AND STORAGE CONTAINER,MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT
8145-01-561-7803
4 4 @ $221.48 $885.92 A 1
4/8/2021 GYM
7830-DS-GYM-0000
2 2 @ $3,700.00 $7,400.00 A 0

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