The Department has a full-time training officer who coordinates training for both certified and civilian employees of the department. The department has in-house instructors in emergency driving, firearms, chemical weapons, and NCIC. The training officer works with other agencies to offer joint training opportunities for staff. Additionally, the training officer coordinates the West Columbia Citizen’s Academy which allows citizens to get a first hand look at the inner workings of the Department.

Sergeant Marion Boyce can be reached at 803.939.3182.