Georgia Public Safety Training Center Online Training


The Georgia Public Safety Training Center, a.k.a. GPSTC, offers more than 50 public safety independent online courses that can be completed from the comfort of your home or office, on your schedule.  These courses also include the State of Georgia mandated training such as:

  • Use of Deadly Force
  • De-escalation techniques and alternatives
  • Community Policing

The exception being the firearms re-qualification courses, where the officers are required to qualify with all agency issued/carried firearms.

To aid the continuous development of Georgia certified officers, GPSTC has developed a host of courses to keep them up to date on some of the latest training or to serve as refreshers for courses taken earlier.  Some of those courses include:

  • Annual Legislative Updates
  • Building Positive Community Relations
  • Cultural Awareness
  • De-escalation Options for Gaining Compliance
  • Due Regard
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Evidence Collection & Preservation
  • Family Violence
  • Financial Identity Theft & Fraud
  • Fostering Positive Community Relations
  • Georgia Uniform Motor Vehicle Crash Report Training
  • Human Trafficking
  • Introduction to Gangs in Georgia
  • Introduction to Terrorism
  • Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Law Enforcement and Animal Encounters
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs: An Introduction
  • Police Legitimacy and Procedural Justice for Community Relations
  • RADAR Refresher
  • Searching Motor Vehicles
  • Sexual Assault Investigations
  • Transporting Prisoners
  • Vehicle Pullovers

To see the full slate of GPSTC independent online courses please visit:

How does one register for and complete the online courses? 

  1. Using the above link, click the Login option
  2. If you have an account already established with GPSTC, enter your Student ID and password
  3. If you are new to the GPSTC site and do not have a student profile
    • Select the