Message from Chief Dennis Tyndall
Welcome to the West Columbia Police Department. Our department serves a community of over 18,000 residents as well as the many motorists who travel through our city daily. We are committed to providing the highest level of professionalism and service. We have a robust department that includes basic patrol and investigative functions, our own 911 Dispatch Center, as well as, Victim Services, Community Policing, Animal Control, and Parks Security.
Our officers are dedicated to serving the citizens of West Columbia by providing safe neighborhoods and superior quality of life. The department has received numerous awards including the South Carolina Municipal Achievement Award, Alltel Crime Prevention Award, and recognized by Harvard University’s Ash Institute as one of the top 50 innovative Police Departments in the United States of America. We are proud to protect and serve!