GPSTC sealGPSTC/Rome Academy
3175 Cedartown Hwy.
Phone: (678) 880-4847  Fax: (770) 345-3228 

The Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Rome conducts the Basic Police Officer Training program, the Basic Jail Officer Training program, and selected advanced and specialized training courses. Due to staffing limitations, classes are held at GPSTC Rome on an as-needed basis. If you are interested in attending GPSTC Rome, please contact Chadd Wilson at [email protected].

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 Columbus. The Basic Law Enforcement Training program is typically taught four times per year at GPSTC Cherokee.