Department of Public Safety

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you "real" Police Officers?

Yes. The Public Safety/Police Officers employed by Central Georgia Technical College are certified police officers by the State of Georgia. Any person employed or appointed as a Peace (Police) Officer shall complete 20 hours of training as provided in Code section: Official Code of Georgia, Annotated 35-8-21 Training requirements for peace officers; as well as further training required by the Central Georgia Technical College Department of Public Safety. We are vested with the same authority as the members of your local police department. We are available Monday – Friday from open to close on all CGTC Campuses and at other times for college functions upon proper request.

What is the difference between a Public Safety/Police Officer and a Campus Security Officer?

"CGTC's "Public Safety/Police Officers" as stated above are Certified Police Officers by the State of Georgia and meet all necessary training requirements by the state.

CGTC "Security Officers" with the Department of Public Safety are employed to protect the people, property and assets of Central Georgia Technical College. They work alongside CGTC's Police Officers to ensure a safe and secure environment for all. Our Security Officers are uniformed and act to protect property by maintaining a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions.

How do I report an emergency or crime?

Immediately contact the Public Safety Department at your campus. All Public Safety numbers are listed on this website.
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I observed something that looked suspicious, what should I do?

CALL PUBLIC SAFETY. Explain what you saw and we will determine what course of action should be taken. Don't be afraid to call if you are unsure. It's always better to be safe than sorry. If you saw a criminal act take place, but wish to remain anonymous, you can submit a tip on our Report a Crime web page. All submissions are always 100% anonymous and confidential.

 

Emergency Alert System

Central Georgia Technical College uses emergency alert systems to notify you of any emergency situation. This includes weather or any other emergency situation causing campus closure or affecting you and your safety. Sign up today so you will be prepared.
SchoolMessenger (Bibb, Baldwin, Crawford, Jones, Twiggs, Monroe, Putnam)
Everbridge (Houston, Dooly, Peach, Pulaski)

Phone Numbers

In an Emergency – 911
Dial 8-911
from any campus phone

Non-Emergency:
Warner Robins
   Cohen Walker(478) 396-9526
   Corder Road(478) 929-6789
Macon – (478) 757-3453
Milledgeville – (478) 445-2350
Putnam County – (706) 923-5000
Jones County – (478) 986-4370
Crawford County – (478) 836-6001
Monroe County – (478) 992-2717
Hawkinsville – (478) 783-3017