Eleven People Killed in Christmas Holiday Travel Period Crashes

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Christmas holiday travel period resulted in 11 traffic deaths.  The 78-hour holiday period began Friday, December 23, at 6 p.m. and ended Monday at midnight.

DPS Does Mannequin Challenge to Bring Awareness to Distracted Driving

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) was challenged by the Tennessee Highway Patrol to take part in the mannequin challenge. The theme of the DPS mannequin challenge was cell phone use, in an effort to bring awareness to distracted driving.

Don’t Be a Statistic: Georgia State Troopers Urge Putting Safety First During Holiday Travel Period

ATLANTA—The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel periods. The Christmas holiday travel period will begin on Friday, December 23, at 6 p.m. and end at midnight on Monday, December 26.

DPS Receives H.E.A.T. Grant to Continue DUI Task Force and ALS Program

The grant is for approximately $3.16 million, and will provide funding to continue the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Nighthawks DUI Task Force and Administrative License Suspension (ALS) program.

Georgia Department of Public Safety Participating in 2016 Toys for Tots Campaign

DPS is participating in the 2016 Toys for Tots campaign. This is the eighth year Troopers and officers have joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve to collect toys for needy children during the holiday season.

Twenty People Killed in Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period Crashes

(ATLANTA) - Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 20 traffic deaths.  The holiday period began Wednesday, November 23, at 6 p.m. and ended Sunday at midnight.

Georgia State Patrol Making Final Preparations for the Thanksgiving Travel Period

State troopers urge safety for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates 24 Trooper Cadets in 98th Trooper School

(FORSYTH) – On Monday, Dec. 5, 24 newly graduated troopers will report to their assigned posts throughout the state of Georgia. This is the 98th Trooper School for the Georgia State Patrol. The graduation took place on Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov.

Hurricane Matthew Travel Advisory

Hurricane Matthew is a powerful Category 4 storm that is forecasted to come close to coastal Georgia on Friday. Georgia residents in coastal areas EAST of Interstate 95 are under a MANDATORY EVACUATION. The six coastal counties include: Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn, and Camden.

Lieutenant Don Stultz Receives Northwestern University Leadership Award

Kennesaw, GA - Lieutenant Don Stultz has received the Franklin M.