Police Department


The police department office will be closed the following dates:
Thursday, November 23rd (2017)
Friday,  November 24th
Monday, December 25th
Tuesday, December 26th
Monday, January 1st (2018)
Tuesday, January 2nd.

Officers will still be on-duty.


BUSINESS HOURS: Our office is open Mon. - Fri. 8:00AM - 4:00PM. The office is closed on holidays. Patrol officers are on-duty 24 hours a day. An officer can be reached by calling the non-emergency number: (920)623-5919.


We are committed to working together with the community, in a problem-solving partnership, to prevent crime, enforce laws, and resolve conflicts, thereby improving the quality of life.


The mission of the Columbus Police Department is to maintain peace and order in the community. We seek to accomplish this mission in a fair and consistent manner, exhibiting high ethical standards. Our members are committed to a level of training and education that allows us to provide quality services to the citizens of Columbus.


The City of Columbus Police Department is a full-time, professional law enforcement agency committed to serving this community through a philosophy of collaboration and by utilizing a problem solving approach to maintaining law and order and enhancing the quality of life in Columbus. The department consists of 10 sworn officers, one administrative assistant and one clerk. The department also oversees 8 school crossing guards and several volunteer, auxiliary officers.

Wisconsin Crime Alert

The City of Columbus Police Department is an active member of the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network (WCAN) (PDF).

Sexual Offenders

On the State of Wisconsin, Department of Corrections Sexual Offender Registry (SOR) website you can select a search based on a geographic location or by name.

This is being provided as a public service. The City of Columbus, Columbus Police Department or this website cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information provided by another organization’s website.

Substance Abuse/Addiction

Are you or someone you know struggling with substance abuse/addiction? If you need help but don’t know where to turn to please contact Prevention And Response Columbia County (PARCC).