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.



Georgia School Buses Ready for the Start of the New School Year

July 28, 2014

As school systems across Georgia begin preparing for the new school year, officials with the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s Motor Carrier Compliance Division say they have completed their annual school bus inspections and the buses are ready to resume their normal operations.

July Fourth Holiday Traffic Count

July 7, 2014

Eleven people have died in July Fourth weekend traffic crashes across Georgia. The 78-hour holiday period began at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 and ended midnight on Sunday, July 6.

Event Calendar

  • Notice of Public Hearing - MCCD Regulations Compliance

    August 14, 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 August 14, 2014 10:00 AM in the Georgia Department of Public Safety Media Room at 959 E., Confederate Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316.