The Peachtree City Police Department announced that Police Chief Janet Moon was sworn in as the new second Vice President of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) July 23. She is the first female in its history voted to serve as a member of the Chief’s Association Executive Board.
The GACP is the organization that represents chiefs of police from across the state of Georgia and, as one of its duties, is responsible for the training and professional development of all chiefs of police.
Moon is a 34-year police veteran. Originally from Cedartown, she began her career in the Army, serving as a Military Police Officer in 1985. In 1989 she joined the Rome Police Department where she rose to the rank of lieutenant, serving in many divisions of the department.
She joined the Suwanee Police Department in 2001 as a captain over the Field Operations and Communication Divisions. In 2006, she was promoted to the rank of deputy chief and served as second in command of the department.
In August of 2015, she was named as chief of police in Peachtree City.
She has a Master’s Degree from Columbus State University in Public Administration, a Bachelor’s Degree from Covenant College in Organizational Management, and an Associate’s Degree from Floyd College (now Georgia Highlands) in Criminal Justice.
Chief Moon attended the 205th Session of the FBI National Academy, attended Class No.11 of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College, and attended the 23rd delegation of the Georgia International Law Enforcement Executives to Israel.
She is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives, Georgia Police Chiefs Association, and serves on numerous professional and community-based boards of directors.