General Questions (FAQ)

Who should I contact if the answer to my question does not appear here?
If you have any additional questions or concerns, please email, or call 706-653-3154. You can also use our support portal to submi...
Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 2:44 PM
What type of calls do Police Officers handle?
Police Officers respond to a variety of emergency calls, to include, but not limited to: Armed Robbery, Shooting, Domestic Disturbance, Neighbor Disputes, Ve...
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 9:51 AM
What are the working shifts in the Patrol Division?
In the Patrol Division, Police Officers work all three shifts on a four-month rotating basis. It is based on a 4/2, 4/3, 4/3 working schedule. For example, ...
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 3:49 PM
Can I attend and complete college courses/programs while working at the department?
The Columbus Police Department encourages all Police Officers to continue their education. On the other hand, Police Officers must schedule their classes so...
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 10:35 AM
When will I receive my take home police car?
After a Police Officer completes all of their assigned training, a member of the Motor Transport Unit will contact the officer for vehicle assignment.
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 11:11 AM
I don't live in Columbus, Georgia. Can I take my police car home?
In order to participate in this program, the officer must live in Columbus/Muscogee County.
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 11:15 AM