Sworn police work in both traditional and specialty divisions including: Patrol, CORE (Community Outreach and Engagement), Crime Prevention, Criminal Investigation, Special Operations/K9, Internal Affairs, Standards and Accreditation, Recruiting, and Training. Special assignments include participation in the Honor Guard and the Special Response Team.

There are a variety of roles for civilians in Forensics, Property & Evidence, Records, Crime Analysis, Physical Security, Fleet and Building Management, and Public Safety Officer. Civilians employed in the Office of Emergency Management are responsible for preparing the Institute’s ability to respond to catastrophic events such as severe weather, natural disasters, or pandemics. The Operations Center is staffed by emergency communications officers and video analysts. Civilians in the Office of the Chief provide finance, human resources, information technology, and other administrative support.

Georgia Tech students are employed as social media reporters, special project assistants, and police video patrollers.