Gordon State College Appoints Lieutenant Jarvis Flowers as New Chief of Police

Gordon State College welcomes Lieutenant Jarvis Flowers as the College’s new Chief of Police. Currently at Georgia Tech, Flowers will join the Highlander family on Nov. 1.

Flowers holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Kennesaw State University. The Chief joins GSC with 16 years of law enforcement experience. While on the force at Georgia Tech, Flowers managed to work his way from serving as the Public Safety Communications Officer up to his current position of Patrol Lieutenant.

As a POST Certified Officer, Flowers also has been recognized with the Chief’s Choice Award, Lifesaving Award, Top Driver Award and Rookie of the Year Award.

According to Gapost.org, the Georgia P.O.S.T. Council provides the highest degree of excellence in public safety service and eliminates unqualified individuals from the law enforcement profession. The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) was established in 1970 by the Georgia General Assembly as a regulatory body.

GSC’s public safety mission includes safeguarding the lives and property of the people they serve, reducing the incidence and fear of crime and enhancing public safety through community partnerships while working with a diverse college community to improve the quality of life. Its mandate is to do so with honor and integrity while always conducting themselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

Bruce Spratt, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration said, “Jarvis is intelligent, enthusiastic and very engaging. He will help to build and strengthen the Police Department’s positive relationship with the students and the community. Gordon State is very fortunate to have Jarvis Flowers as the new Chief of Police.”

Gordon State College will officially swear in Lieutenant Jarvis Flowers as the college’s Chief of Police on Monday, November 1 at 1:30pm in the Dorothy Hightower Collaborative Learning Center and Library.

New Chief of Police, Jarvis Flowers said, “I am very excited to transition over to Gordon. My first experience on campus felt like I was at home among family members. I look forward to leading the police department in the same fashion, connecting police to the campus community like family.”