District 5 Meeting
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

On behalf of myself and GACP District 5 Representative Chief Chris Wright, we would like to invite you to our next quarterly meeting that will be held ; Tuesday, 20 February 2018 at 1200-1400 hours at the Bonefish Grill located on St Simons Island. The physical address is 202 Retreat Village #3 St Simons Island, Ga. 31522.


Our speaker will be Charles “Skeet” Brewer from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. The subject will be; “How to Implement a Tactical Medicine Training Program”. He presented this to the IACP in Philadelphia last year and as I understand it, the presentation was well received and very beneficial. For those of you who have the benefit of knowing “Skeet”, he’s an awesome and humble guy that gets things done. He’s done an outstanding job getting all my staff up to speed on tactical medicine and bleeding control. He will also discuss other training options at the FLETC and how to take advantage of the FLETC training close to home. This block he will present to us has been submitted to Monica at GACP for approval for POST Chief’s credit.


I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and thank newly appointed Glynn County Police Chief John Powell on his appointment as Chief, and for desiring to host this event! He’s a guy with a ton of experience and a superlative attitude of service and collaboration. On another note, if you have not eaten at the Bonefish, you’re in for a real treat!


I would also like to thank Chief Powell’s team, specifically Chief of Staff Brian Scott & Sgt. David Haney Jr., for their initiative in helping to make this happen in a great venue with a great speaker…thanks guys!


PLEASE RSVP WITH SGM PAULA HENDERSON @ in order that we can get a headcount prior to the meeting, or by calling 912-267-4100 EXT 7111

Fentanyl Response & Current Drug Trends Symposium – GPSTC
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Georgia Public Safety Training Center is offering a one-day Fentanyl Response & Current Drug Trends Symposium on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. This symposium will present information on appropriate protective strategies when faced with an incident involving possible fentanyl exposure, current drug trends, and updates from the GBI Crime Lab Toxicologists.


**This course is not approved for Executive Credits.


For more information:
Fentanyl Flyer-March 13 2018.pdf

Goals Conference/Chiefs Day at the State Capitol
Mar 14 all-day

2018 Goals Conference

Chiefs Day at the State Capitol

For Complete Details:


District 9 Meeting
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

On Wednesday, March 21st, the Franklin Springs Police Department is proud to be hosting the District 9 meeting at our City Hall located at 2531 W. Main Street in Franklin Springs. The City Hall is located on US Highway 29 directly in front of the Emmanuel College Athletic Center.

Breakfast will be provided and we will begin serving at 9:00 a.m.

We ask the everyone please park in the rear parking lot of City Hall.

Our training will start at 10:00 a.m. with Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney D. Parks White presenting New Laws and Legal Update.

We will also have a representative from Verizon Wireless to speak about a new service they offer to Public Safety First Responders. Please RSVP to City Clerk Jackie Yearwood, at

For any golfers, Victoria Bryant State Park has a gorgeous course, Highland Walk located only 3 minutes from City Hall. Their website is

We are looking forward to seeing everyone on the 21st.

John P. Thomas
Chief of Police
Franklin Springs Police Department
2531 W. Main St.
Royston, GA. 30662
Mailing: PO Box 207
Franklin Springs, GA. 30639
Office: 706-245-6957
Cell: 706-498-3730

District 11 Meeting
Mar 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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

What:         District 11 Monthly Meeting


When:       Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Time:         11:30 AM


Where:      Golden Corral – Kennesaw




The next GACP District 11 luncheon will be held Wednesday, March 21, 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:  Monique Russell – Leadercrest Alpharetta


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,


Thank you all for your continued support through your attendance and participation.

State Certification Manager Course @ Georgia
Mar 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
District 10 Meeting @ Prosecuting Attorney's Council
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

District 10 Members,


The next training for District 10 will be Thursday March 22nd at 10:00am until 12:00pm at the Prosecuting Attorney’s Council (PAC) located at 1590 Adamson Parkway Morrow, Ga. 4th floor training room. Our speaker will be William Travelpiece from HIDTA.


Also, it is time for the District 10 Representative election. If anyone is interested in becoming the District 10 representative please e-mail with your letter of interest so that I can insure your name in on the nomination list. Otherwise, we will take nominations from the floor and vote on our District 10 Representative. Please make note of this training and the very important election and please make every effort to be in attendance. Two (2) hours of GACP CEO training credit will be offered.


I look forward to seeing all of you there!


Chief Franklin Allen

Jonesboro Police Department

170 South Main Street

Jonesboro, Georgia 30236

Office- (770)-478-7407

Cell-      (678)-616-5065



State Certification Assessor Course
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Northwestern University’s “Preventing Community Crisis Seminar – Albany, GA
Apr 10 @ 8:00 am – Apr 11 @ 4:30 pm

Albany is hosting Northwestern University’s “Preventing Community Crisis” Seminar, April 10-11.  The registration deadline is Monday, March 19.

This training qualifies for 16 executive level credits.


For more information:

PCC Albany 2018

Chief Executive Training Class @ GACP Office
Apr 16 @ 8:00 am – Apr 26 @ 3:30 pm
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