Administration Overview

The Augusta University Police Department is headed by Chief James Lyon. 

The Augusta Universityplaceholder Police Department Administration Division is responsible for ensuring the Augusta University Police Department upholds the Mission Statement and adheres to the standards of accreditation. The Augusta University Police Department Administration Division oversees the heads of all Divisions to assure that the Augusta University Police Department divisions are working in unison to better the safety and experiences of all students, staff, and visitors at the Augusta University.

Deputy Chief Jasper Cooke ensures that all divisions at the Augusta University Police Department have the tools necessary to execute the agencies Vision

Administrative Staff


Captain Courtland Hooper is responsible for reviewing applications to the Augusta University Police Department and serving on the hiring board. Captain Hooper also ensure that Special Duty assignments are staffed by Augusta University Police Department Officers for the various events that occur at the Augusta University.

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