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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.



Troopers to Crackdown on Impaired Drivers on Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2015

The Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching, and the Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to put safety first. “Troopers will be on concentrated and high visibility patrols actively looking for impaired and unsafe drivers this holiday weekend,” said Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

The 78-hour Labor Day travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 4, and ends at midnight on Labor Day.