33-week Training Course for Newly Certified Officers
- 11 WEEKS– Georgia Mandated Peace Officer Training Course.
- 6 WEEKS– New Officer Basic Course at the Savannah Police Department training center.
- 16 WEEKS– Problem-Based Learning / “Hands-on” Field Training.
The Savannah Police Department pays for all training, uniforms, and gear.
There is a 12-month probationary employment period that starts after completion of the 27-week (Newly Certified Officers) or 16-week (Prior Certified Officers) training period.
Have questions not already addressed on the webpage? Contact the Recruiting unit.
Call the Recruiting unit (912) 651-4226
The SPD Recruiting Office is commanded by Sgt. Sherrell Brown
E-mail Sgt. Brown