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 Tony Whitmire is second-in-command for GTPD. He is also responsible for all Clery-related responsibilities and the Savannah Division.
Captain Carla Cook leads the Patrol Division, managing the most visible unit of the Department. Patrol officers provide proactive police patrols and first response to emergencies.
Captain Tony Leonard leads the Administrative Division, managing all crime prevention activities as well as specialized areas of support for the Department such as training, physical security, property and evidence, and records.
Captain Frank Trammer leads all Criminal Investigations, following up on all crimes committed against persons or property and securing convictions whenever possible.
Director of Emergency Preparedness Will Smith is responsible for preparing the Institute for potential disasters, including the Institute’s Emergency Action Plans. Mr. Smith also provides leadership for the GTPD’s Operations Center activities.