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.



2015 July Fourth Holiday Traffic Count

July 6, 2015

Traffic crashes over the July Fourth holiday traffic period resulted in 10 fatalities across the state.  The holiday period began Thursday, July 2 at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Sunday, July 5.

Event Calendar

  • Notice of Public Hearing - August 10, 2015

    August 10, 2015
    Atlanta  GA

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT on August 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room at the Department of Public Safety, 959 East Confederate A venue, S .E, Atlanta, Georgia, a public hearing will be held for the presenting of the proposed administrative rule changes which are attached and incorporated by reference.