Both the city and county are struggling financially, he said, and this could have saved taxpayers lots of money. Sanchez said the study would have outlined possible benefits, including significant savings for taxpayers.Over the past three years the Twin Cities Police Authority and the San Anselmo Police Department have been collaboratively working together toward Police Consolidation through the sharing of services.The total number of police personnel employed by the two agencies prior to the sharing of services was 70.“We will be fully integrated well before the start of the fall 2017 semester.”In recent months, the police departments have conducted extensive cross-training with front line supervisors and officers, including ride-alongs, to facilitate team-building between officers at both universities.“The safety of students, faculty and staff on all three campuses is our top priority,” says Georgia Southern President Jaimie Hebert.“Our police officers play a vital role in the overall safety of the new Georgia Southern University.
• Increased our Detective Unit to five full-time investigators.
In 2015, Armstrong was named a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the U. Georgia Southern is ranked as one of the nation’s Top 100 Safest Colleges in America by the National Council for Home Safety and Security’s Safest Colleges in America 2017 report.
Georgia Southern’s Police Department is among a growing number of police departments on college and university campuses that are using video technology during routine and critical calls for service.
Georgia Southern and Armstrong State took another step toward their consolidation.
This comes more than a year before the two schools consolidate next fall.