Safety


The Berry College Police Department (BCPD) is charged with the responsibility of providing life, safety, and property protection. To meet these important responsibilities, the college maintains a force of state-certified police officers whose duties are integrated to provide law enforcement, crime prevention, and parking control/enforcement. The department strives to contribute to the academic environment by performing professional law enforcement tasks with a positive, service oriented approach.  

Berry College police officers receive their law enforcement authority through the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Title 20. The department currently employs 12 deputies and follows all state and federal regulations.  

Berry College Police officers are authorized full police powers, including the power of arrest, on all college property.  

In the instance that there is a crime committed on campus, please contact the gate house as soon as possible at 706-236-2262