The Georgia State University Police Department provides law enforcement, security and safety services to the university community and the immediate surrounding areas, ensuring a safe environment for our students, faculty and neighbors. Georgia State boasts one of the largest university police forces in the state, with 73 officers downtown and 117 officers across all six metro Atlanta campuses.
The department, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), offers a variety of services, including crime prevention, emergency management, key control and safety escorts. Campus police also partner with Atlanta Police Department (APD) officers to patrol Georgia State’s downtown campus and respond to emergencies.
The department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.