Public Safety

Announcement    Monday, September 14, 2020
The Georgia College Department of Public Safety is pleased to welcome Sergeant Robert Lopez to the team. He is depicted in the photograph being sworn in by Chief of Police Brett Stanelle. Sergeant Lopez has an extensive career in law enforcement that includes being certified as a police officer in three states. He served as a military police officer for four years in the United States Marine Corps. In addition, he has been a certified in California, Georgia, and New Mexico. His law...
Announcement    Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Georgia College will test the Outdoor Emergency Notification System (siren system) Wednesday, December 2, 2020. This test is scheduled to occur the first Wednesday of every month between 10 a.m. and noon and last approximately one minute. No action is required during the testing, and all campus operations should continue as normal. A message stating that this is a test will precede and follow the "alert" tone. In the case of an actual tornado warning, the message would advise of a...
Announcement    Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Georgia College will test the Outdoor Emergency Notification System (siren system) Wednesday, November 4, 2020. This test is scheduled to occur the first Wednesday of every month between 10 a.m. and noon and last approximately one minute. No action is required during the testing, and all campus operations should continue as normal. A message stating that this is a test will precede and follow the "alert" tone. In the case of an actual tornado warning, the message would advise of a...
Announcement    Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Georgia College will test the Outdoor Emergency Notification System (siren system) Wednesday, October 7, 2020. This test is scheduled to occur the first Wednesday of every month between 10 a.m. and noon and last approximately one minute. No action is required during the testing, and all campus operations should continue as normal. A message stating that this is a test will precede and follow the "alert" tone. In the case of an actual tornado warning, the message would advise of a tornado...
Announcement    Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Georgia College will test the Outdoor Emergency Notification System (siren system) Wednesday, September 2, 2020. This test is scheduled to occur the first Wednesday of every month between 10 a.m. and noon and last approximately one minute. No action is required during the testing, and all campus operations should continue as normal. A message stating that this is a test will precede and follow the "alert" tone. In the case of an actual tornado warning, the message would advise of a...
Announcement    Thursday, August 20, 2020
If you have students that need to gain access to facilities after hours for the Fall semester, please forward a list of names along with the building and/or room number(s) to publicsafety@gcsu.edu so that we can update our access log. NOTE: Access will not be granted to facilities after hours without prior approval. If you have any questions, please contact Public Safety. Thank you!
Announcement    Thursday, August 6, 2020
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect our workforce and students, Student Night Auxiliary Patrol (SNAP) will suspend its service for the fall 2020 semester.  GC Public Safety would like to remind the campus community that the RAVE Guardian app is an all-inclusive safety app that students can use while on and around campus.   The RAVE Guardian app allows students to program virtual safety escorts, access safety information from a centralized location, submit tips and information...
Announcement    Tuesday, July 7, 2020
The Georgia College Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the graduation of Officer Nolan Sullivan from the Basic Law Enforcement Training Course at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. Officer Sullivan graduated as a member of Session 83 of the Forsyth Regional Academy, in Forsyth, Georgia. Officer Sullivan joined the Public Safety Team in January of 2020. Completion of this 408 hour program certifies him as a peace officer under the rules and regulations of the...
Announcement    Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Georgia College will test the Outdoor Emergency Notification System (siren system) Wednesday, August 5, 2020. This test is scheduled to occur the first Wednesday of every month between 10 a.m. and noon and last approximately one minute. No action is required during the testing, and all campus operations should continue as normal. A message stating that this is a test will precede and follow the "alert" tone. In the case of an actual tornado warning, the message would advise of a tornado...