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
Below 100 Best Practices Symposium @ Clayton State University
Apr 17 @ 8:00 am – Apr 18 @ 4:00 pm

Below 100 Best Practices Symposium

Date:  April 17-18, 2018

Location:  Morrow, GA


Follow the link below for more information:

Below 100 Symposium

District 9 Meeting @ Buford Community Center
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

District 9 Meeting

Location:  Buford, GA

For Details, go to:

Welcome Letter from Director Dan Branch


District 11 Meeting
Apr 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

What:         District 11 Monthly Meeting

When:       Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Time:         11:30 AM

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

The next GACP District 11 luncheon will be held Wednesday, April 18, 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:  Byung “BJay” Pak, U.S. Attorney – Northern District of Georgia. Topic: “Goals and Priorities of the U.S. Attorney’s Office”

 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.

District 2 Meeting
Apr 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

District 2 Chief’s meeting is Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Albany at BJ’s Country Buffet, 2401 Dawson Road, Suite A.  Time is 11:30.

District 1 Meeting
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

There will be a GACP District 1 Meeting at the Morven Police Department on May 8th at 8:30 am. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The address for the training is 178 2nd Street, Morven, Georgia.

Two hours of Executive Training will be provided on the topic of “Below 100”.

Hope to see you all there.

Brian K. Childress, Chief of Police

Valdosta Police Department

500 North Toombs Street

Valdosta, Georgia 31601

Office: 229-293-3100


Listen Learn Lead – Suicide Intervention Training @ Newnan PD
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This training is an extended version of the Lead Learn Listen session that was featured at the GACP 2018 Winter Training Conference.

It has been approved for 5 hours of executive level credits.

The contact information to register is:    Lt. Wesley Sweatman:

intro and L3 syllabus for NPD

District 5 Meeting – Patterson, GA @ Mossy Pond Lodge
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The District 5 meeting will be held May 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Mossy Pond Lodge (3099 Mayberry Road, Patterson, GA 31557).

The speaker will be US Secret Service Agent Jason Lynch. SA Lynch will be presenting an overview of the resources available through the USSS and current initiatives. Tania Groover from the United States Attorney’s Office will be at the meeting discuss the Project Safe Neighborhoods program.

During this meeting, an election will be conducted for the elected district representative.

If you can attend, please respond to:


Chris Wright
Chief of Police
Blackshear Police Department
219 Nichols St.
Blackshear, GA 31516

District 9 Meeting
May 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Winder Police Department will be hosting the District 9 May meeting and training session on Wednesday May 16th at the Winder Police Department located at 25 E Midland Ave Winder, Ga 30680. Coffee will be ready at 9a with breakfast served at 930a and the meeting beginning at 10a. The training will be provided by GACP Assistant Executive Director Dwayne Orrick and will be on the new proposed laws that affect Ga law enforcement. One in particular that will be discussed will be the proposed Hands-Free cell phone law. Assistant Director Orrick will also be discussing several others that GACP has followed that will directly affect law enforcement. Further, he will be discussing the dynamics of these laws and others as he followed them through the legislative process this Spring….. In addition to the training, during the business portion of the meeting,  GACP President Dennis Nelson will be making a special presentation from GACP to State Representative Alan Powell, Chairman of the Public Safety committee, who plans to be present.

We look forward to seeing each of you and hope you plan to attend. In order to help with food preparations, please RSVP to Administrative Assistant Rita Riner by phone at 770-867-2156 or by email at  no later than 4p on Monday May 14th.

Continue to remember to support District 9 member Chief Bruce Hedley for GACP 4th Vice President to all your GACP friends and contacts…..

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.


Jim Fullington
Winder Police Department
25 E Midland Ave
Winder, Ga 30680

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