Savannah Technical College selects Gerbino as Chief of Police

#1415 | October 15, 2013

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College has selected Mark Gerbino as its Chief of Police. Gerbino will direct planning, development, scheduling and implementation of the STC police department. He will also coordinate operational plans and developments with local and other law enforcement agencies. Prior to this position Gerbino was Chief of Police for the Americus (Georgia) Police Department.

Gerbino has nearly four decades of experience as a law enforcement professional, including more than 33 years as a law enforcement manager. He is a Georgia POST certified police officer and a Georgia certified police chief.

He has worked as a law enforcement and public safety and security consultant for domestic and international clients. He has worked in tandem with other organizations as a bomb squad commander and certified bomb technician and certified domestic preparedness trainer. He has also taught criminal justice as an adjunct collect instructor for college and high school (dual enrollment) students.

Gerbino has an Associate degree in Criminal Justice from Monroe Community College, a Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice from Keuka College and has completed graduate work in law enforcement leadership/behavioral sciences at the University of Southern California.

STC’s police department provides public safety, security and parking services for all of the College’s campus locations in Savannah, Rincon and Hinesville, Ga.


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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (