Justin G. Pollett

Basic Training Division
Instructor, Savannah Regional Academy
Georgia State Patrol 86th Trooper School
Georgia Basic Law Enforcement, Southeast Georgia Regional Police Academy


Lieutenant Justin Pollett joined the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in late 2015 as an instructor serving the coastal region of Georgia. He has proudly served in law enforcement since 2002, where he was a graduate of the Basic Law Enforcement Course at the Southeast Georgia Police Academy located at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Ga.

In 2002, Lieutenant Pollett started his career as a peace officer with the Georgia Southern University Police Department. Once Basic Mandate was completed, Pollett was chosen and detached to the Georgia Department of Revenue’s, Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement division as a Special Operative. During that time, Pollett worked on an undercover sting operation as an underage operative targeting the underage alcohol sales in Bulloch and Candler Counties. The operation netted roughly 75 successful prosecutions. In 2004, Pollett also was given the opportunity to provide security for the staging area for anti-war protestors at the College of Coastal Georgia during the 30th G8 Summit which was held on Sea Island, Georgia. During his tenure at Georgia Southern, Pollett provided law enforcement services to numerous sporting events, concerts, and others campus events.

In 2005, Pollett joined the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office serving as a Patrol Deputy. While serving as a deputy in October 2006, Pollett provided security for President George W. Bush’s speaking engagement at Georgia Southern University. Pollett served the Sheriff’s Office as road deputy, served civil process papers, worked courtroom security in high profile cases, and actively served criminal warrants.

In 2008, Pollett attended the 86TH Georgia State Patrol Trooper School. After completing the 33 weeks of Trooper School, Pollett served as a Trooper in Newnan, Villa Rica and Jekyll Island. During his time as a Trooper, Pollett secured his POST General Instructor and his Defensive Tactics Instructor Certifications.

Lt. Pollett proudly teaches and coordinates the basic law enforcement training course where he specializes in the traffic courses. He also is the primary instructor for the Field Training Officer Certification Course.


Basic Mandate Law Enforcement Training
Basic Jail Officer Training Course
Field Training Officer


GA POST Peace Officer
GA POST General Instructor
GA POST Firearms Instructor
GA POST Defensive Tactics Instructor
GA POST Driving Instructor
GA POST Emergency Medical Instructor
GA POST Speed Detection Device Instructor
NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Seat Technician Certification
Axon (Formerly TASER International) Instructor