Colonel Wright

Colonel Chris Wright serves as the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety.  As Commissioner, he oversees the operations of the Department of Public Safety, including the Georgia State Patrol, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division, the Capitol Police Division, Legal Services Office, and the Chief Financial Officer/Comptroller’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, including the North and South Division Adjutants, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD), and the Aviation Division. 

Lt. Colonel Stallings

Lt. Colonel Stephanie L. Stallings

Director of Support/Administrative Operations

Lt. Colonel Stephanie L. Stallings serves as the Director of Support/Administrative Operations she oversees the Headquarters Adjutant, the Support Operations Adjutant, the Capitol Police Adjutant, 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 for the Commissioner's Office of the Department of Public Safety.  He oversees the Office of Professional Standards, the Human Resources Division, the Planning and Research Unit, and Legislative Affairs Office.

Major 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, North and Middle Nighthawks DUI Task Forces, GSP Motor Unit, the Crime Suppression Unit, 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, J, K, South Nighthawks DUI Task Force, the Recruiting Unit, the Implied Consent Unit (ICU), the Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU) Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT), the State of Georgia SWAT Team, and four Communication Centers.

Major Perry

Major Mark S. Perry

Headquarters Adjutant

Major Mark Perry serves as the Headquarters Adjutant of the Department of Public Safety and oversees the Administrative Services Division, which includes Fleet Services, Technology Division, Facilities Management, Supply, Communications, and Headquarters Security.

Major Whitworth

Major Al Whitworth

Special Operations Adjutant

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

Major King

Major Thornell L. King

Director of Capitol Police and GSP Post 50 Capitol Hill

Major Thornell “T.K.” King serves as 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.

Major Mobley

Major Wayne Mobley

Commanding Officer, Motor Carrier Compliance Division

Major Wayne Mobley is the commanding officer of the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD).