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SCTC Chief of Police & Message

Message from the Chief


It is with great pleasure that I extend a warm welcome to Southern Crescent Technical College. I am Chief Lemuel Mercado, privileged to serve as your dedicated Chief of Police for our college campus. Our mission is to ensure a secure and nurturing learning environment where faculty and staff can fully support your journey toward success in preparation for the global workforce.

The SCTC Police Department is entrusted with the responsibility of safeguarding all our campuses, including the Griffin Campus, Henry Campus, Flint River Campus, Butts County Center, Jasper County Center, and the Fayette County Center. We achieve this through diligent routine patrols, advanced security and surveillance systems, and the implementation of updated law enforcement strategies. Our team comprises both full-time and part-time police officers, all certified by the state of Georgia Peace Officer Standards of Training Council (GA POST).

We are committed to meeting the safety needs of our campus community and greatly value your input. Should you require any assistance from the SCTC Police Department, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

You can contact us through the Campus or Center non-emergency numbers below:

Griffin Campus: 770-883-6032
Flint River Campus: 678-603-8070
Butts County Center: 678-603-6918
Fayette County Center: 678-603-9942
Henry County Center: 678-603-5609
Jasper County Center: 678-603-5948

You are also welcome to visit us in person at our headquarters, conveniently located in the 200 Building on the Griffin Campus.


Chief Lemuel Mercado