Colonel Wright

Colonel Chris Wright serves as the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety.

Major Hitchens

Lt. Colonel William W. Hitchens, III

Deputy Commissioner, Director of Field Operations

Major William 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. 

Lt. Col. Stallings

Lt. Colonel Stephanie L. Stallings

Director of Support/Administrative Operations

Lt. Colonel Stephanie L. Stallings serves as the Director of Support/Administrative Operations to include the Capitol Police Division, Dignitary Protection Unit, the Special Services Mansion Security, Regional K-9 Task Force, Honor Guard, Governor’s Task Force, and the Agency’s Support Detachments; the Headquarters Adjutant which includes Fleet Services, Supply, Facilities and Communications, the Technology Division, the Comptroller’s Office, Budget Office, Purchasing, and Accounting; the Training Division; the Office of Public Safety Support; and the Public Information Office.

Major Lamb

Major Joshua Lamb

Chief of Staff, Department of Public Safety

Major Joshua Lamb serves as the Chief of Staff of the Department of Public Safety.

Major Kendrick Lowe

Major Kendrick Lowe

North Division Adjutant, Georgia State Patrol

Major Lowe is responsible for the Northern half of the State of Georgia.  He oversees the operations of Troops A, B, C, D and E, which consists of 30 Patrol Posts, two Night Hawk DUI Task Forces, GSP Motor Unit, the Criminal Interdiction Unit, the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Teams, and five Troop Communication Centers. 

Major Balkcom

Major Robert Balkcom

South Division Adjutant, Georgia State Patrol

Major Robert Balkcom is the South Adjutant of the Georgia State Patrol responsible for the operations of Troops F, G, H, and I, the Recruiting Unit, the Implied Consent Unit, and the State of Georgia SWAT Team.

Major Perry

Major Mark S. Perry

Headquarters Adjutant

Major Mark Perry serves as the Headquarters Adjutant of the Department of Public Safety. 

Major Whitworth

Major Al Whitworth

Special Operations Adjutant

Major Al Whitworth serves as the Special Operations Adjutant and is responsible for the Capitol Police Division, Dignitary Protection Unit, Special Services Mansion Security Unit, Regional K-9 Task Force, Governor's Task Force, the Department of Public Safety Honor Guard, and the Agency’s Support detachments.

Major Jeremy Vickery

Major Jeremy Vickery

Commanding Officer, Motor Carrier Compliance Division

Major Jeremy Vickery is the commanding officer of the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD).

Capt. James D. Wicker

Captain James D. Wicker

Director, Capitol Police Division

Captain James D. Wicker is the Director of the Capitol Police Division in Atlanta, which includes Capitol Police Services, Capitol Square Security and Georgia State Patrol Post 50 Capitol Hill.

Capt. Fiveash

Captain Garrett Fiveash

Director, DPS Training Division

Captain Garrett Fiveash serves as the Director of the Department of Public Safety Training Division.