Columbia, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Columbia is a city in Adair County, Kentucky. The city of Columbia was formally incorporated in 1893. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 sq. mi (12.7 km2). The City of Columbia had a population of approximately 4,452 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Columbia, Kentucky is Curtis Hardwick. Curtis Hardwick can be contacted at (270) 384-2501.
Curtis Hardwick, Mayor
City of Columbia
116 Campbellsville Street,
Columbia, KY 42728
Phone: (270) 384-2501
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Columbia Mayor Website

In 2016, the crime-index in Columbia, Kentucky was 29.2, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Columbia, Kentucky as of December 30, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Columbia to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.

There were an estimated 21 total crimes per 100,000 people in Columbia, Kentucky. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Kentucky which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Columbia is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Columbia, there were an estimated 4 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Kentucky is 430 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 17 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Kentucky average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Columbia, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.16 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 236 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has decreased by 54%.

Columbia, Kentucky Police Station Information

Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department has 9 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4600 people.

Jason Cross, Chief of Police
Columbia Police Department
116 Campbellsville St Ste 2
Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1449
Phone: 270-384-4119
Fax: 270-384-6211
Emergency: 911

Columbia Police Dept

Adair County Sheriff’s Office

The Adair County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Columbia, Kentucky.

Harrison Moss, Sheriff
Adair County Sheriff’s Office
424 Public Square
Columbia, KY 42728
Phone: (270) 384-2776
Fax: (270) 384-5049
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Adair County Sheriff

Police Records Request in Columbia, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Columbia. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk is the custodian of all city records.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Rhonda Loy, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Columbia
116 Campbellsville Street,
Columbia, KY 42728
Phone: (270) 384-2501
Email: rloy@cityofcolumbiaky.com
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Columbia City Clerk

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