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.



National Weather Service Warns Widespread Black Ice in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia Counties

February 16, 2015

Georgia DOT, Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia State Patrol in coordination with other emergency response agencies will continue to address widespread icing that is expected overnight and early Tuesday morning in metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties. Click on the followng link for more details. 



Event Calendar

  • Notice of Hearing - MCCD Regulations Compliance

    April 13, 2015
    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 April 13, 2015 10:00 AM in the Georgia Department of Public Safety Media Room at 959 E., Confederate Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316.