By Brennan David
Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia police will play a prominent role in the future marketing of local tourism by beefing up their presence during social events and providing customer service to visitors.
Police administrators attended a seminar on Wednesday, hosted by the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau, which focused on tourism-oriented policing. The strategy is aimed at enhancing the out-of-town guest experience by providing information, security and customer service.
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