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.
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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.
For Your Information
Students in Georgia are beginning to return to school from summer vacation and daily traffic patterns will change. State troopers are reminding drivers to be especially careful when traveling through school zones and around school buses.
(ATLANTA)—Tommy Waldrop from Franklin County has been promoted to the rank of Major in the Georgia State Patrol effective August 1. In his new capacity, Major Waldrop is responsible for the field operations of the Georgia State Patrol, including the 51 GSP posts across the state, as well as the Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU), Implied Consent Unit, SWAT, GSP Dive Team and the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT).
- 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.