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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.

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 18 full-time officers, 1 civil and have 5 volunteer reserve officers. We proudly serve the residents of the City of Columbia City.

New Scooter Law Effective 1/1/2015

There will no longer be a distiction between mopeds, scooters or motorized bicycles. They will all be classified as Motor driven cycles.

               * All must be registered and plated
               * Divided into two categories:

                Class A MDCs
                    - requires insurance
                    - requires Operators License
                Class B MDCs
                   - 50cc
                   - No license, no insurance
                    - Requires ID

                Class B Requirements
                    - 15 years old
                    - ID card with MDC Endorsement
                    - No interstates or sidewalks
                    - Not faster than 25 mph

General Contact Information

112 S. Chauncey St.
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone 260-248-5121
Fax 260-248-5126
Emergency 911

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

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