Georgia Police Academy

Driver Training Instructor

Manuel Barajas joined the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in July of 2017. He began his career in law enforcement with the City of Woodstock Police Department in 2006 as a patrol officer. During the twelve years Manuel worked for the Woodstock Police Department he spent six years on patrol, where he also served as a training officer before being assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division where he would stay for the next six years. During his assignment with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Police Department, Manuel was tasked and trained in cell phone, and computer forensics, and was attached to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations Internet Crimes Against Children, where he participated in numerous undercover operations.

Primary Instructor

Night Driving


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