Polygraph and Background Information


  • All Applicants Must Submit To A Polygraph Examination.
  • The Examination Will Be At Headquarters or Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) in Atlanta.
  • A normal nights sleep is required before the polygraph. Do not work the night prior to the polygraph examination.


Senior Paralegal

Senior Paralegal
Location: Atlanta, GA
Application deadline: Open until filled

Submit State of Georgia application and resume to:

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) oversees the day-to-day operation of the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Capitol Police and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD). We currently have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Senior Paralegal in the Legal Services Division.

Sergeant Charles Eugene Gray Badge Number 184

On August 16, 1961 at 1845 hours, Sergeant Gray, Trooper Massey and Trooper Nicholson were involved in a crash in Calhoun County at the intersection of GA 45 and GA 234. Sergeant Gray and Trooper Massey died at the crash. Trooper Nicholson died on August 18, 1961, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. They were
en route from training in Americus to Donalsonville.

Sergeant Major George W. Harrelson Badge Number 26

Sergeant Major Harrelson was killed in a car crash
in the City of Atlanta on August 15, 1952, at Howell and Houston Streets.

Date of Birth : December 2, 1914
Hometown : Helena, GA
Trooper School : 6th
Assignment : Security Aide Governor Herman Talmadge
Date of Death : August 15, 1952
Interment : Harrelson Cemetery Wheeler County

Sergeant William Frederick Black Jr. Badge Number 8

On December 20, 1940, Corporal Black was shot and killed during a traffic stop on State Route 41 near Ringgold. He was the first and only Georgia State Trooper who has lost his life during a vehicle stop. After his death, Corporal Black was promoted to the rank of sergeant by then Commissioner Lon Sullivan; “in testimony of his tireless efforts in behalf of safety of human beings on streets and highways and his valiant courage in fulfilling his oath to enforce the laws of the Commonwealth of Georgia.

Short and Long Term Disability

Employees have option to enroll in Short and/or Long Term Disability  coverage on themselves only through The Standard.

Short-Term Disability (STD) With The Standard

Sick Leave

Sick Leave provides you with income protection during times of illness or for routine doctor’s appointments. You can request your sick leave for...

• Personal illness or disability

• Absence needed because of exposure to contagious disease when exposure endangers the health     of others

• Dental or medical care

• Absence due to dental or medical care, illness, accident, or death in your immediate family which requires your presence