District 11 Meeting
Dec 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

From:         Chief Bill Westenberger, Kennesaw PD; Director John Robison, Alpharetta Department of Public Safety

What:         District 11 Monthly Meeting

When:       Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Time:         11:30 AM

Where:      Golden Corral – Kennesaw  – 770-428-6770


The next GACP District 11 luncheon will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m. at: Golden Corral, 700 Ernest Barrett Pkwy, Kennesaw, 30144. Directions:  Exiting I-75 or I-575, turn west and it is located on the right, just past Cobb Place Blvd.

This month’s program will be: Dean Dabney, GA State University, Dept. of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

 We look forward to seeing everyone. If you have any questions, please contact me at 770-429-4535, or Director Robison at 678-297-6342,




District 2 Meeting @ Austin's Firegrill & Oyster Bar
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See the message below from District 2 (2 Executive Credits):

The December meeting is set for Wednesday,  December 12, 2018  at 6 p.m.

The location is Austin’s Firegrill & Oyster Bar,

2817 Old Dawson Road, Albany, GA 31701

Training topics:  Leadership/Collaborative Issues and GACP updates

Contact me if you have any questions or need directions.


Chief Jackie Battle
Dougherty County Police Department
229 894-6168

District 6 Meeting @ GA Port Authority
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

District 6 Meeting – 6 Hours of Executive Credits

Hosted by Chief Kevin R. Doyle

GA Port Authority PD



December 13, 2018

0900-1500 Hours

Georgia Port Authority Police Department Annex 2 Auditorium

100 Main Street Garden City, GA. 31408



Breakfast (Light Refreshments)                                                  0830-0900


Executive Maritime Briefing

& Homeland Security (Maritime) Training                             1000-1200

This course provides a 360° overview of maritime specific Homeland Security initiatives. The course provides an in-depth review of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002, landmark legislation passed after the September 11th attacks. The course provides instruction in a manner designed to assist leaders and/or agency heads in understanding the key role that local and state partners play in broader effort of safeguarding not just the global supply chain, but the domestic homeland.

Topic(s) covered are as follows:

  • History of the MTSA History and its relation to the ISPS code
  • An overview of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)
  • Deterrence Strategies for Dangerous Devices and Substances
  • Maritime Coordination and Response Procedures
  • Port Tour (Garden City Terminal)


Multi-Agency Coordination (Maritime) Presentation

& Port Authority Tour & Police Chief’s Photograph               1300-1500

Interagency coordination is incredibly important and even crucial to the security of our seaports, global supply chain, local communities and the nation. The ability and willingness to share information and work collaboratively across jurisdictional boundaries exponentially increases our capabilities against evolving threats. This presentation will focus on leadership strategies and/or approaches to keeping our communities and State thriving.


Georgia Ports Authority, Economic & Business Development   

United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP)

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

***Please wear dress attire/uniform for a group photograph**


Eric L. Hampton, Sr.
Captain / Emergency Manager – Ports
Authority Police | Georgia Ports Authority
O: 912.963.5576 . C: 912.661.9093

District 7 Meeting @ Georgia Cyber Crime Center (G3C)
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The training will be presented by the new GBI Cyber Center located in Augusta, GA.  You will also be invited to tour the new facility after the meeting.  (2 hours of executive credits)


Georgia Cyber Crime Center (G3C)
#1  11th Street
Augusta, Georgia

Parking:  The parking deck right next door.  There will be an Augusta University Police Officer to direct parking from Reynolds Street.

Lunch:     Lunch will be on site.  (Lunch will be served –please RSVP at if you plan to attend.)

We strongly encourage everyone to attend and this will be the last chance you will have to get executive training hours from District 7 this year.


Scotti Sanford
Chief of Police
Sardis Police Department
909 Charles Perry Avenue
PO Box 398
Sardis, Georgia 30456
(478) 569-4311  office
(478) 569-4953  fax
(706) 551-0398  cell





District 9 Meeting @ Jefferson PD
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Message from District 9:

The December District Nine meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in Jefferson and hosted by Chief Joe Wirthman.  Please make every effort to attend as we will recognize Gainesville Police Chief Carol Martin for her impending retirement.  Chief Martin has served in many leadership roles with the GACP and has assisted me as the appointed District Representative.  See Chief Wirthman’s message below and respond accordingly.  As you will see from Chief Wirthman’s message, we will be having lunch instead of breakfast so please plan accordingly.  I look forward to seeing each of you in Jefferson!

Thank you for allowing me to serve,

Bruce D. Carlisle

Chairman of District Representatives

District Nine Representative

Chief of Police

City of Lavonia


Law Enforcement Leadership Summit @ Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Building
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The following training has been approved for 7 hours of executive level credits:

Law Enforcement Leadership Summit – January 18th

The Law Enforcement Leadership Summit will equip you with fresh perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways with lessons from industry-leading experts. These thought leaders will provide you with valuable information that will inspire you to lead with renewed purpose and passion, expanding your leadership potential and commitment to serve.

This is FREE event. Sign-up is limited to the first 200 registrants.

You can register by clicking HERE .

GA P.O.S.T. credit will be provided to attendees.

For more information go to:

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2019 Winter Training Conference @ The Classic Center, Athens, GA
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – Feb 12 @ 12:30 pm

For details, including the schedule, hotel blocks and registration info, go to:

WTC Attendee Registration

District 7 Meeting
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

District 7 Meeting – Details coming soon

Please mark your calendar!


State Certification Manager Training @ GACP - Duluth, GA
Mar 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

State Certification Manager Class – Details for Registration coming soon.

State Certification Assessor Training @ GACP - Duluth, GA
Mar 15 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

State Certification Assessor Class – Details for Registration coming soon.

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