Welcome to DPS

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.



Labor Day Holiday Traffic Count

September 2, 2014

There were 10 deaths in Labor Day weekend traffic crashes across Georgia. The 78-hour holiday period began at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 29 and ended midnight on Monday, Sept. 1.

Event Calendar

  • Notice of Public Hearing - MCCD Regulations

    September 15, 2014
    Atlanta  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.

  • Notice of Public Hearing - Rules of the Dept. of Public Safety

    September 16, 2014
    Atlanta  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.