MCCD Graduates Second Motor Carrier Officer School

September 7, 2018

(FORSYTH) – The Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) graduated its 2nd Motor Carrier Officer School on Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. After 25 weeks of intense training, 17 new MCCD officers will report to inspection stations throughout the state. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, gave the graduation address. Additional remarks were given by Lt. Kristopher Bowen, MCCD Training Coordinator.  
 
During Colonel McDonough’s address, he emphasized three things the officers should keep in mind as they perform their duties: 1) Use common sense; 2) Look beyond the badge; and 3) Guard your heart.
 
Five of the graduates received special honors for top performance in the following areas:

  • Firearms Proficiency – MCO Cameron Arnold
  • Top Gun – MCO Cameron Arnold
  • Driving Proficiency – MCO Cameron Arnold
  • Academic Proficiency – MCO David Cromer
  • Inspection Proficiency – MCO Matthew Morris

Additionally, MCO David Cromer, received a $1,000 scholarship towards a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Reinhardt University.
 
The following graduates were recognized for their leadership:  MCO Timothy Clay, President; MCO Kenneth White, Vice President; MCO Samuel Hill, Secretary/Treasurer; MCO Matthew Morris, Pennant Bearer; MCO Timothy Corbin, Chaplain and MCO Karl Clark, Sergeant-At-Arms.

The new graduates are assigned to one of the 10 MCCD regions throughout the state.

OFFICER

ASSIGNED POST

Cameron Arnold

Region 9

Juan Arzayus

Region 8

Karl Clark

Region 2

Timothy Clay

Region 2

Dylan Colson

Region 9

Timothy Corbin

Region 4

David Cromer

Region 5

Jordan Ford

Region 1

Timothy Fortenberry

Region 1

David Gilmore

Region 5

Michael Henderson

Region 7

Samuel Hill

Region 3

Robert Leatherberry

Region 8

Matthew Morris

Region 7

Alexander Mountain

Region 4

Timmons Tomlin

Region 7

Kenneth White

Region 5


Individual officer photos are available to the media via email request to gsppio@gsp.net.

Contact Information: 
DPS Public Information Office - (404) 624-7597