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. DC Trammer also leads the Administrative Division, which manages all crime prevention activities as well as specialized areas of support for the Department such as training, property and evidence, recruiting, and records.
Captain Carla Cook leads the Criminal Investigations Division, which follows up on all crimes committed against persons or property and securing convictions whenever possible.
Captain Marcus Walton leads the Special Operations Unit, which includes special event security and the K9 unit, the Honor Guard, 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.