The Georgia Police Academy was created in 1962 under Ga. Code Ann., 35-4-1. In December of 1991, the Georgia Police Academy was consolidated with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in accordance with A Plan for the Reorganization at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center adopted by the Board of Public Safety on December 4, 1991 and signed by the Honorable Zell Miller, Governor of Georgia.
The Georgia Police Academy Division provides advanced and specialized training in criminal investigations, traffic safety and enforcement, police operations, legal death/forensics investigations, drug investigations, community oriented policing and counterterrorism.
Carlos F. Ortiz, Director
Mary Greenfield, Division Secretary