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Important Updates Regarding COVID-19/Executive Order

The statewide executive order for empowering a healthy Georgia will extend through June 15. This order affects all Georgia residents and visitors. Review the following: COVID-19 Updates



Deputy Commissioner's Office

Major Hitchens

Lt. Colonel William W. Hitchens, III

Deputy Commissioner, Director of Field Operations

Lt. Colonel William W. Hitchens, III is the Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Public Safety and serves as the Director of Field Operations responsible for the Georgia State Patrol, Motor Carrier Compliance Division, Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT), Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU), Aviation Division, Recruiting/Off-Duty Employment, and Implied Consent. 

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959 United Avenue S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30316