Columbus, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

Columbus is a city in Muscogee County, Georgia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.6 square miles (66 sq. km). The City of Columbus had a population of approximately 18,644 in the year 2010.

Columbus, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

The mayor of Columbus, Georgia is Skip Henderson. Skip Henderson can be contacted at (706) 225-4712 and by email at

Skip Henderson, Mayor
Columbus City Mayor’s Office
City of Columbus
Government Center
100 10th Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Phone: (706) 225-4712
Fax: (706) 653-4970

Columbus City Mayor

Violent crime rate in 2017 in Columbus: 371.9; U.S. Average: 215.2
Violent crime rate in 2016 in Columbus: 334.1; U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Columbus, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 67% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.8 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has decreased by 20%.

Columbus, Georgia Police Station Information

Columbus Police Department

The Columbus Police Department has 388 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 191,000 people.

Ricky Boren, Chief of Police
Columbus Police Department
510 10th St
Columbus, Georgia 31902-2827
Phone: 706-653-3100
Fax: 706-653-3114
Email: mscruggs@columbusga.or

Columbus Police Dept
Columbus Police Facebook

Columbus, Georgia City or County Jail Information

Muscogee County Jail Information

The City of Columbus doesn’t have a jail. So, we included the county jail. The Muscogee County Jail contains 24 new cellblocks in addition to the 12 cellblocks in the old jail section. The physical location of the jail is:

Larry Mitchell, Jail Commander
Muscogee County Jail
Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office
Government Center
4th Floor
100 10th Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Phone: 706 – 653 – 4225

Muscogee County Jail

Police Records Request in Columbus, Georgia

Police records can be obtained from the Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department of the Columbus Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police Records Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Columbus Records Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Columbus Police Department
Open Records Compliance Office
Attn: Sgt. Sam Cothran
510 10th Street
P.O. Box 1866
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1866
Phone: 706-225-4306
Fax: 706-225-4315

Columbus Police Records

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