This 78-hour holiday travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 22, and ends at midnight on Monday, May 25.
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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 Memorial Day holiday weekend is soon approaching. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said the 78-hour holiday patrol period will begin Friday, May 22 at 6 p.m. and end midnight on Memorial Day.
Region 3 MCCD officers participated in a Joint Agency Strike Force Operation on April 27-May 1 at the cargo terminals at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.