(FORSYTH) – On April 16, 2016, 30 newly graduated troopers reported to their assigned posts throughout the state of Georgia. This is the 97th Trooper School for the Georgia State Patrol.
Today, TEAM Georgia partnered with the Georgia State Patrol to remind partygoers to not drink and drive this St. Patrick’s Day during a press conference at Meehan’s Public House at Atlantic Station.
“Make safety a priority. Driving impaired is dangerous and not worth the risk of killing yourself or someone else,” said Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
The Georgia Department of Public Safety has been awarded a traffic safety H.E.A.T. grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Final Christmas Holiday Traffic Count
6p.m. Thursday, December 24 - Midnight, Sunday, December 27
78-Hour Holiday Period
As the holidays are quickly approaching, state troopers across Georgia are preparing for back-to-back holiday weekend patrols.
The Georgia Department of Public Safety is participating in the 2015 Toys for Tots campaign. This is the seventh year Georgia State Troopers and officers with Capitol Police and the Department’s Motor Carrier Compliance Division have joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve to collect toys for needy children during the Christmas season.
Final Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Count
6p.m. Wednesday, November 25 - Midnight, Sunday, November 27
102-Hour Holiday Period
The Thanksgiving holiday is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year. The holiday travel period is 102 hours long.
Georgia State Patrol Troopers and Motor Carrier Compliance Officers with the Georgia Department of Public Safety are conducting a three-day statewide traffic enforcement safety detail focusing on the unsafe operation of commercial motor vehicles.