Governor's Initiative Online Courses

The Georgia Public Safety Training Center is proud to announce the 2019 launching of Start the Conversation, a new online Governor’s Initiative Community Policing course that seeks to eliminate the stigma associated with mental health issues.

If you wish to remain anonymous while viewing this documentary, please click here to access the YouTube link. However, please note that you will NOT receive P.O.S.T. credit.

Use of Force and De-escalation training are required of all sworn law enforcement officers in the state. Officers must also complete a minimum of two hours Community Policing training every year.

These courses are inclusive of, not in addition to, the 20-hour continuing education required by O.C.G.A. §35-8-21. 

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