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Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Columbia City Police Department to protect lives and property of the citizens we serve. We will strive to reduce crime, the fear of crime and use proactive and progressing planning to ensure citizens have a safe community to live, work or play. Officers of the Columbia City Police Department will conduct themselves with honor, integrity and high ethical standards while performing their duties.

Records Office/Administrative Offices

City Hall is doing some remodeling beginning June 4, 2018.

The records department will be moved to the Communications Department located on the 1st floor of City Hall beginning May 29, 2018.

To contact personnel in the Administrative Offices please go to the Communications Department located on the 1st floor of City Hall.

About Us

We are located in Northeast Indiana, 20 miles west of Fort Wayne on U.S. 30. The Department was established in 1922 and consisted of only 3 officers. We currently employ 20 full-time officers and 1 civil. We proudly serve the residents of the City of Columbia City.


Did you know that Indiana leads the nation in use of Text to 911? In recent months more text messages were placed to and from 911 in Indiana than all other states combined!

Remember, a voice call is always preferred, but texting 911 is also an option.

Please go to our Applications and Forms page by clicking on the link on the left side of the page for an informational flyer about Text-to-911.

General Contact Information

112 S. Chauncey St.
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone 260-248-5121
Fax 260-248-5126
Email ccpd@columbiacity.net
Emergency 911

Administrative Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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