Contact the Georgia Police AcademyGeorgia Police Academy
1000 Indian Springs Drive
Forsyth, Georgia 31029

Bruce Stanford, Division Director

Ginny Sapp, Division Secretary
Phone: (478) 993-4499
Fax: (478) 993-4497

Section Contacts

Firearms Section
Steve Vertin, Manager
Ashly Goolsby, Secretary
Maria Calloway, Secretary
Sheree Daniel-Salabert, Secretary
(478) 993-4327

Law Enforcement Operations & Coroner Training 
Chuck Odom, Manager
Hannah Ivey, Secretary
Mary Ellen Strickland, Sercretary
(478) 993-4528

Special Services
Brad McKinney, Manager
Erin Berry, Secretary
(478) 993-4468

Driver Training Section 
Griffin Attaberry, Interim Manager
Lee Ann Dearing, Secretary
(478) 993-4365

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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