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.
Deputy Chief Carla Cook oversees the Patrol and Criminal Investigations Divisions, Internal Affairs, and Special Projects.
Captain Troy Walcott leads the Patrol Division, the most visible unit of the Department. Patrol officers provide proactive police patrols and first response to emergencies.
Captain Shane Barkley leads the Criminal Investigations Division, which follows up on all crimes committed against persons or property and securing convictions whenever possible. Support services include the Forensics Lab, Records Management, Fleet, and Property & Evidence.
Captain Marcus Walton leads the Administrative Division, which includes the Training Unit, the Office of Professional Standards, Recruitment and Pre-Employment Background Investigations, and the CORE/Crime Prevention Unit which includes Social Media.
Captain Archie Hill leads the Special Operations Division, 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 & Communications Division, is responsible for preparing the Institute's response to and recovery from all hazards. Mr. Smith also provides executive leadership for the GTPD’s Operations Center activities, which is managed by Shireka Graham.