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The men and women of the Public Safety Division are dedicated to service excellence through partnerships that reduce crime, create a safe and secure community environment in which Augusta University may achieve its mission of education, research, and patient care. The Division is committed to delivering quality service to our community in an effective, responsive and professional manner.

PSD Administration provides leadership, logistical and operational support to facilitate divisional services to meet the needs of the GRU Community.


The Public Safety Division reports to the Office of the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration. Public Safety is composed of an Administration Section, the GRU Police Department, the Contractor Badging & Key Control Office, and Physical Security.

The Public Safety Division was established in 1973 to provide professional law enforcement and occupational safety programs for the Augusta University. Today, the division is a multi-functional organization providing the following services:

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GRU Police Department

is a State of Georgia Certified Law Enforcement Agency, responsible for law enforcement and Physical Security services for the Augusta University.
ID Badging / Key Control Office

Contractor Badging / Key Control Office

is responsible for issuing Contractor ID badges and keys.


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