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CPD calls attorney’s interpretation of officer-involved shooting “inaccurate, incomplete, and irresponsible”

Chief Holbrook: We must work through meaningful reform,but cannot do that with false narratives

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Hours after attorney Marc Brown held a press conference Friday morning regarding an officer-involved shooting involving his client, Sir Brandon Legette, back in August 2019, a spokesperson with the Columbia Police Department called information provided by Brown “inaccurate, incomplete, and irresponsible.” Legette, 29, is suing the City of Columbia, the Columbia Police Department, and Officer Sean…

Columbia unanimously passes updated ‘Use of Force’ policy

Council members vote to approve new 'Use of Force' recommendations

Columbia, SC ( WOLO) — The day the entire country watched phone recorded  video of an unarmed Minneapolis man die in police custody, it sparked a closer look at policies into Columbia’s policing here in South Carolina. (Courtesy Ben Crump Law) George Floyd is pictured in an undated photo released by the office of Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump. The…

CPD looks into string of car thefts at Columbia Fire stations

Columbia, SC (WOLO) —Police are investigating after four cars were stolen from two area fire stations. Wednesday, Chief Aubrey Jenkins told ABC Columbia News that a firefighter’s car was stolen outside of Fire Station 9 on Devine Street. According to the victim, Phillip Hutcheson, he had just finished working his overnight shift at the fire station, but as he was…

Two arrested after dogs found neglected, emaciated, some eating bark and dirt to survive

1/2image008 (Photo: CPD ) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2harris (Photo: CPD ) Show Caption Hide Caption **** WARNING: Some of the images in this article may be disturbing.**** (Photo: CPD )Animal Cruelty Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The Columbia police Department say they have arrested two men for two separate cases of animal cruelty. According to authorities the 41 year old…