(ATLANTA, GA) – At the direction of Governor Brian Kemp, the Department of Public Safety coordinated a multi-agency crime suppression and street racing detail over the weekend of April 9-11. This joint effort by several metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies took place to combat violent crimes in specific areas and to address the growing issue of street racing that has plagued the city of Atlanta.  This enforcement detail was a collaborative effort between the Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Department of Natural Resources, Atlanta Police Department, Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, and the City of South Fulton Police Department.  The following is a list of the enforcement activity from DPS and the Atlanta Police Department:

Vehicle stops – 1,065
DUIs – 16
Reckless Driving – 15
Citations/Arrests – 750
Warnings – 507
Pursuits – 30
Wanted Persons – 10
Stolen Guns – 2
Impounded Vehicles – 53
Drug Arrests – 20

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