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The Georgia Department of Public Safety oversees the day-to-day operations of the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Capitol Police and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD). GSP troopers investigate traffic crashes and enforce traffic and criminal laws on the state’s roads. Capitol Police officers prevent and detect criminal acts, and enforce traffic regulations throughout Capitol Hill. MCCD officers conduct safety inspections of commercial motor vehicles and inspect highway Hazmat shipments.
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The Georgia State Patrol is teaming up with their law enforcement counterparts from Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida this week for the Annual Hands Across the Border campaign to target impaired drivers.
The Georgia State Patrol’s 95th Trooper School graduated on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth after 31 weeks of intense training.
- September 15, 2014Atlanta GA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN ALL INTERESTED PARTIES that the following additional matters have been assigned for hearing before the Department of Public Safety (herein after referred to DPS) on September 15, 2014 10:00 AM in the Georgia Department of Public Safety Media Room at 959 E., Confederate Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316.
- September 16, 2014Atlanta GA
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT on September 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room at the Department of Public Safety, 959 East Confederate Avenue, S.E, Atlanta, Georgia, a public hearing will be held for the presenting of the proposed administrative rule changes which are attached and incorporated by reference.