Behind the Badge

The job of a police chief is more complicated and challenging today than ever. I can speak from experience, as I have served as a police chief for the last […]

Can’t Hurt Me

>> CPO David Goggins (ret) The Dunwoody Police Department’s book club offers a refreshing twist on the conventional selections of a law enforcement reading group. Typically veering towards narratives that […]

Reframing the Police Staffing Challenge

Over the last several years, law enforcement agencies across the country have experienced a ‘triple threat’ to staffing levels: fewer persons submitting employment applications, increased numbers of officers leaving the […]

“Curb Sitting”

The term reactionary gap refers to the distance an officer should maintain from a suspect to enable them to identify and respond to a physical assault. Often referred to as […]

Presidents Message

GACP GACP Mark Scott GACP President Chief, Americus Police Department Where has the time gone?  My predecessors all said their time on the Executive Board went quickly, but wow!  I […]

The Georgia Chief 2024 Winter

Accenting proffessional law enforcement THROUGH training GACP Executive Board Mark Scott, PresidentScott Gray, 1st Vice PresidentAnita Allen, 2nd Vice PresidentTy Matthews, 3rd Vice PresidentTony Lockard, 4th Vice PresidentAlan Rowe, Immediate […]