Milledgeville Police Department Specialized Patrol Unit (S.P.U)
Major Reenae Gray
Lieutenant James Thompson
SPU Officer Brandon Crawford
Lieutenant Wanda Holsey (Community Relations)
Sergeant Thomas Smith (Traffic)
In 2016, the Milledgeville Police Department established a new unit which combines the police department’s school resource officer with traffic enforcement and education. The Specialized Patrol Unit (S.P.U.) is comprised of Major Reenae Gray, Lt. James Thompson, Lt. Wanda Holsey, Sgt. Thomas Smith, and SPU Officer Brandon Crawford. The S.P.U. division was created to strengthen the agency’s efforts to better connect with the community through educational programs, community policing, gang intelligence and traffic enforcement. As a fully operational division, the unit undergoes several community outreach programs, traffic enforcement initiatives, and provides assistance to criminal investigations. For more information call the Specialized Patrol Office at 478-414-4041 or call Major Reenae Gray at 478-414-4075.
S.P.U. is responsible for the following programs:
M.I.B. (Mentors In Blue) - A mentorship program designed to reach those at risk youth and promote the building blocks of life. The unit will also carry out a variety of activities under the MIB program:
S.A.V.E. (Stop Acts of Violence Education)- An educational program partnership with the Solicitor General Office Victim’s Advocate and present educational materials to all school age children teaching about healthy relationships to decrease acts of violence and domestic violence.
C.A.R.E. (Child And Restraint Education) - Car seat safety classes, inspection and replacement education presented to the community, schools system and organization throughout county.
S.O.S (Seniors and Officers Socializing)- Go to all the Senior Citizen facilities in the City and Baldwin County and spend time with our seniors to educate them on safety issues and socialize with them, address their concerns and learn from their years of wisdom.
C.P.A. (Citizen’s Police Academy) - Course design to give citizens a better working knowledge and understanding on the police department.
C.C.C. (Concealed Carry Course) - Course designed to give citizens a better understanding of Georgia’s Gun Laws and basic weapons functions.
G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education And Training) - An educational program partnership with the school system and community organizations to educate youth on gangs, crime, violence, bullying and drug abuse, etc.
C.T.E. (Community Training and Enrichment) – A community program design to educate and train citizen’s, businesses and organizations on safety and traffic issues.
P.R.I.D.E. (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error) – A national training program focusing on teen drivers and their parents.
D.A.T.E. (DUI And Traffic Enforcement) – Aggressive traffic enforcement designed to make traveling safer.
G.I.G (Gang Intelligence Gathering) – A program designed to identify and gather and obtain information on gangs and potential gangs members.
G.R.A.P.E. (Gangs Reduction And Prevention Education) - An aggressive educational enforcement community program designed to eliminate or decrease the number of gangs, gang members and gang related crimes and incidents.
S.C.A.P.E. (Specific Concentration and Aggressive Patrolling Enforcement) – Patrolling of specific areas that have been targeted with high volumes of crime, apprehension of suspects and assist detective bureau and patrol units as needed.
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