Andrews named Piedmont College Chief of Police
Jim Andrews, a Habersham County native and deputy director of the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, has been named Chief of Police of the Piedmont College Campus Police Department.
As the college’s lead law enforcement officer Andrews will manage the campus police department and help to protect the campus community and college property.
Andrews currently manages operations of five highway safety divisions that employ more than 30. Before joining the agency, he served as a state trooper for the Georgia Department of Public Safety and was a corrections officer at Lee Arrendale Correctional in Alto, Georgia.
“Chief Andrews has more than 20 years of progressive law enforcement experience and has a background in operations management, employee development, planning, and communications,” said Tom Estes, Piedmont College Interim Vice President of Administration & Finance. “As a native of Habersham County, Chief Andrews knows Piedmont College and values the institution’s unique role in the community.”
Andrews, who grew up near Cornelia, will begin his duties February 1.