As part of continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief Shane Edmisten, Deputy Chief Brannen Pruette and Chief Marshal Rodger Goddard, recently attended the 53rd Annual Summer Training conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP). Approximately 650 heads of law enforcement agencies from throughout the state participated in the four-day conference.
“In this new era of law enforcement, chiefs are constantly finding new ways to manage their departments. From the type of officers that we are hiring today, to the concerns of the public we serve to the way we police has drastically changed,” says Chief Janet Moon of Peachtree City Police Department and GACP President. “The GACP has done an excellent job in keeping up with the times and providing the necessary training and direction for the police chiefs of this state. The organization continues to strive to provide the best training possible for the members of the association and be the standard for other chief’s associations across the country.”
This year’s conference covered a variety of topics such as: Comprehensive Approach to Gangs, Street Gangs in Rural Georgia, Law Enforcement Response to Homelessness, Strategies for Mitigation of Use of Force, Family Violence Law Updates, Human Trafficking, etc.
The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police is responsible for the delivery of training to the chiefs of Georgia’s police departments and law enforcement agencies.