Department of Public Safety

We at the Department of Public Safety are here to assist you, in making your time here, safe and enjoyable. As an active part of the University experience we attempt to do all that is possible to build an environment that promotes a feeling of safety and security. The Department of Public Safety is a state certified law enforcement agency, responsible for the protection of life and property on Georgia Southwestern State University Campus.

Officers of the Department protect life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and repress crime, investigate reported offenses, apprehend offenders, enforce regulations and laws relating to traffic control, collect and preserve physical evidence, prepare cases for court prosecution or disciplinary action, recover lost and stolen property, provide general police services to the University community, and establish and maintain an enforcement policy which is consistent with the requirements of the law and with the best traditions of a democratic society.