GSP Assists with Domestic Dispute, Shots Fired in Paulding County

(ATLANTA, GA) – On Thursday, June 3, at approximately 6:26 p.m., the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a domestic dispute at 10116 Buchanan Highway, Temple, GA. The call was dispatched as a domestic dispute with shots fired. 

Department of Public Safety Coordinates Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Over the Memorial Day Weekend

(ATLANTA, GA) – The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) coordinated the fifth wave of the multi-agency crime suppression and street racing enforcement detail this past weekend on May 29-31.

State Troopers and Officers Urge Motorists to Make Safety a Priority this Memorial Day Weekend

(ATLANTA, GA) - The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging motorists traveling the roadways throughout the state or visiting Georgia’s beaches to practice safe driving habits this weekend.  This year’s Memorial Day holiday travel period will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 28, and ends Monday, May 31, at midnight.  The travel period is 78 hours long.

Fourth Wave of Multi-agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Coordinated by Department of Public Safety Continues to be Successful

(ATLANTA, GA) – The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) completed the fourth wave of the multi-agency crime suppression and street racing enforcement detail this past weekend on May 22-23.  This enforcement detail was a collaborative effort between the Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Department of Natural Resources, Atlanta Police Department, and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department. 

GA DPS Coordinates a Successful Second Wave of Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement in Metro-Area

(ATLANTA, GA) – At the direction of Governor Brian Kemp, the Georgia State Patrol coordinated its second wave of a multi-agency crime suppression and street racing enforcement detail over the weekend of April 23-25.  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. 

MCCD Focuses on Unsafe Driving Habits Among Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators

(Savannah, Brunswick, GA) – Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) Officers with the Georgia Department of Public Safety conducted a port check, and distracted driving detail along the I-95/I-16 corridors and the areas near the Port of Savannah and Brunswick, April 13-15. This detail focused on inspecting commercial motor vehicles (CMV) transporting intermodal containers, CMVs transporting hazardous materials, and the unsafe operations of a CMV.

Department of Public Safety Coordinates Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Detail

(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.

MCCD Recognizes Two Motor Carrier School Graduation Ceremonies

(FORSYTH, GA) - The Georgia Department of Public Safety Motor Carrier Compliance Division held graduation ceremonies for its 5th and 6th Motor Carrier Schools on Friday, January 15, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth.  The 5th Motor Carrier School officially graduated on March 30, 2020, but a traditional graduation ceremony was not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thirteen Traffic Deaths during New Year's Travel Period

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the New Year's holiday travel period resulted in 13 traffic deaths involving 11 fatal crashes. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Thurs.., Dec. 31, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 1.

Twenty People Killed in Christmas Holiday Travel Period

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Christmas holiday travel period resulted in 20 traffic deaths resulting from 18 fatal crashes. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 24, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 27.