Columbia Police Department adopts concept of geographic policing

Friday, September 18, 2009 | 5:56 p.m. CDT; updated 5:31 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 19, 2009

COLUMBIA — In an effort to proceed with Police Chief Ken Burton’s plan of geographic policing, the Columbia Police Department on Friday appointed three officers to represent different quarters of Columbia as “de facto chiefs of police.”