Chief Robert Connolly leads the Georgia Tech Police Department and is responsible for the safety and security of the Institute, as well as the strategic direction of the Department.
Interim Deputy Chief Frank Trammer leads the Patrol Division, with the assistance of Captain Glenn Kalish. Together they manage the most visible unit of the Department. Patrol officers provide proactive police patrols and first response to emergencies.
Captain Carla Cook leads the Administrative and Criminal Investigations Division. These divisions manage all crime prevention activities as well as specialized areas of support for the Department such as training, physical security, property and evidence, and records; and follow up on all crimes committed against persons or property and securing convictions whenever possible.
Captain Marcus Walton leads the Special Events Unit, pedestrian and vehicle safety initiatives, and coordination of third party security.
Will Smith, Director of Emergency Management, is responsible for preparing the Institute for potential disasters, and the Institute’s Emergency Action Plans. Mr. Smith also provides leadership for the GTPD’s Operations Center activities.