Important Updates Regarding COVID-19/Executive Order

The statewide executive order for reviving a healthy Georgia is effective May 14, through May 31. This order affects all Georgia residents and visitors. Review the following: COVID-19 Updates




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MCCD Notice of Public Hearing - June 2020

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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 June 4, 2020 10:00 AM in the Georgia Department of Public Safety Media Room at 959 United SE Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316.

Press Releases

State Troopers and Motor Carrier Officers Prepare for Memorial Day Weekend Amid Social Distancing Restrictions

(ATLANTA) – The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers who will be traveling the roadways throughout the state or visiting Georgia’s beaches to make safety a priority this weekend.  This year’s Memorial Day holiday travel period will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 22 and ends Monday, May 25 at midnight.  The period is 78 hours long.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates its 108th Trooper School

The Georgia State Patrol graduated its 108th Trooper School on Thursday, May 14, at the headquarters of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.  After 32 weeks of intense training, 31 new troopers will report to one of the 52 patrol posts throughout the state. Instead of the traditional graduation, troopers were issued their patrol vehicles. Governor Brian P. Kemp served issued the Oath of Office.