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Phone: (478) 538-3561

The Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Pickens County conducts the Basic Police Officer Training program and selected advanced and specialized training courses on occasion.

Basic Police Officer Training

Candidates who wish to become law enforcement officers should carefully review the requirements for Becoming a Police Officer in Georgia. Upon completing all prerequisites, candidates may enroll in the 408-hour Basic Law Enforcement Training program at GPSTC Pickens. The Basic Law Enforcement Training program is typically taught four times per year at GPSTC Pickens.




About Us

Welcome to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC), the state’s premier training facility for all state and local public safety-related units of government including police officers, firefighters, 911 operators, coroners, emergency management officers, rescue officers, jail officers and other emergency service personnel.

With a focus on developing the best public safety training possible, we offer hundreds of top-notch courses for personnel of all levels, across multiple fields of expertise. Several of our programs have received national recognition. We invite you to discover all that GPSTC has to offer.

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