About The Police Academy

Most candidates will attend the GPSTC Regional Police Academy in Forsyth, GA. However, some candidates will be sent to one of the other GPSTC Regional Police Academies. They are located in Athens, Cherokee County, Augusta, Columbus, Rome, Savannah, and Tifton.


The Police Academy is 11 weeks long and includes one week of firearms qualification and three days of Emergency Vehicle Operation training held in Forsyth, GA at the Georgia Police Services Training Center (GPSTC).


To learn more about the GPSTC Regional Police Academies, click here to visit the GPSTC website.