Training Unit

The Training Unit is dedicated to developing the skills, knowledge, and service delivery of sworn and civilian employees. We accomplish this by offering a relevant training program that addresses the needs of the Department and the community which we serve.

During 2020, the Training Unit managed over 15,724 hours of total training for the Department with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Key areas covered during In Service training included:

  • Firearms requalification
  • Incident de-escalation instruction
  • Community Policing
  • Pursuit Intervention Technique
  • Active Assailant response

The Unit operates a state of the art Simunitions facility.

The Unit also assists with training at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center, performs facility security and crime prevention through environmental design assessments.

Image of Firearms Training Instructors with the Chief at an outdoor shooting range and image of 2 Ford Crown Victorias with one performing a PIT manuever on the other.