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Tom Safrin joins Ogeechee Tech as Criminal Justice instructor

Thomas Safrin is Ogeechee Technical College’s new Criminal Justice instructor.  Tom has an extensive history in public safety, including two years in EMS, and 15 years in Law Enforcement with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, Savannah Police Department, and Savannah-Chatham Counter Narcotics Team.  He worked with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) at the Southeast Georgia Police Academy in Savannah (at Armstrong Atlantic State University) as a Police Academy instructor, as Training Director at the Georgia Police Corps Program at the GPSTC main campus in Forsyth, and with the U. S. Department of State-Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement Civilian Police in Iraq, including serving as Police Advisor/Regional Operations Commander of the Northern Region.

Tom Safrin, Criminal Justice Instructor

Tom has a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Justice Administration from Columbus State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Saint Leo University, and an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Saint Leo.

Tom says that he, “has been married to my wonderful wife, April, for 19 years, and I have three beautiful children, Anthony, age 17, Kyra, age 11, and Meghan, age 7”.  Tom’s hobbies include spending time with his family, riding his 2008 Harley Davidson Fatboy, physical fitness/defensive tactics/mixed martial arts, and watching movies.

Contact: Barry Turner
Executive Director for Public Relations
Phone: (912) 688-6958
Email: bturner@ogeecheetech.edu

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