Man arrested after barricading himself in West Columbia home

The West Columbia Police Department responded to the scene of a domestic violence incident in the 1400 block of F Avenue in West Columbia at 6:30 p.m., Thursday. Responding officers were able to safely bring the victim out of the residence but the subject barricaded himself inside. Law enforcement pulled back at that time and […]


West Columbia Police, USC College of Social Work partner to match people in need with services

The West Columbia Police Department and the University of South Carolina are better serving the people of their community. Through a partnership between USC’s College of Social Work and the WCPD, graduate level social work interns are following up on police calls to help the vulnerable with post-crisis services. “We see people who need help […]