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 it's Mission Statement and adheres to the standards of accreditation. The Administration Division oversees the heads of all Augusta University Police Department Divisions to ensure that they are working in unison to better the safety and experiences of all students, staff, and visitors while at the Augusta University.

Deputy Chief Jasper Cooke works with all divisions of the Augusta University Police Department in effort to execute the agencies Vision

Administrative Staff


Captain Courtland Hooper is responsible for reviewing applications for the Augusta University Police Department and serving on the hiring board. Captain Hooper also ensures special duty assignments are staffed by Augusta University Police Department officers for the various events that occur at the Augusta University.

Interested in joining the Augusta University Police Department? Career Opportunities

Have an upcoming event at Augusta University? Event Planing