Rolling Stones 2015 Concert at Grant Field
The Rolling Stones' 2015 Concert at Grant Field

Special Operations is responsible for the planning, coordinating, directing and management of safety and security at all special events and construction projects on the campus requiring police personnel. It is the policy of the Georgia Tech Police Department that any and all policing or security activities, assignments or functions on the campus will be performed by, at the direction of, or with the prior approval of GTPD. Departments or organizations are prohibited from independently contracting outside policing or security services without the prior approval of GTPD.

If you would like to arrange security services for your event, please contact Lieutenant Archie Hill at or call 404-385-6186.

The GTPD K9 handlers work under the direction of Special Operations. This unit specializes in detecting live explosives and providing protection, particularly during special events. Currently the unit features two highly trained dogs: Pepper, a German Shepherd, and Bear, a Labrador Retriever. The unit is often requested by law enforcement partners across the state for sweeping potential explosives.