Georgia State Patrol Graduates Its First Accelerated Trooper School

(FORSYTH) – The Georgia State Patrol graduated its 112th Trooper School on Friday, April 8, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth.  After 13 weeks of intense training, 27 new troopers will report to one of the 52 patrol posts throughout the state to complete the field training phase. This Trooper School is the first accelerated school of the Georgia State Patrol consisting of all former law enforcement.

DPS Coordinates 43rd Wave of its Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Detail

(ATLANTA, GA) – At the direction of Governor Brian Kemp, the Georgia Department of Public Safety coordinated the 43rd wave of its crime suppression and criminal street racing detail in Atlanta, over this past weekend, March 4-6.  This multi-agency detail included the Georgia State Patrol, Motor Carrier Compliance Division, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Community Supervision, and the Atlanta Police Department.  This collaborative effort focused on specific areas in the city of Atlanta plagued by violent crimes and criminal street racing activity.

DPS Coordinates 42nd Wave of its Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Detail

(ATLANTA, GA) – At the direction of Governor Brian Kemp, the Georgia State Patrol coordinated the 42nd wave of its crime suppression and criminal street racing detail in Atlanta, over this past weekend February 26-27.  This effort included Troopers from the metro-Atlanta area who focused on specific areas in the city of Atlanta plagued by violent crimes and criminal street racing activity.
 

DPS Coordinates 40th Wave of its Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Detail

(ATLANTA, GA) – Over this past weekend, Feb. 12-13, the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) coordinated the 40th wave of its multi-agency crime suppression detail in Atlanta. The multi-agency detail includes the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD), Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Department of Community Supervision (DCS), Cobb County Police Department (CCPD), and the Atlanta Police Department (APD). 

Motor Carrier Compliance Division Graduates Seventh Motor Carrier School

(FORSYTH) – The Georgia Department of Public Safety Motor Carrier Compliance Division held graduation ceremonies for its 7th Motor Carrier Officer (MCO) School on Friday, February 4, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth. 

DPS Coordinates 37th Wave of its Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Detail

(ATLANTA, GA) – Over this past weekend, Jan. 21-23, the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) coordinated the 37th wave of its multi-agency crime suppression detail in Atlanta. The multi-agency detail includes the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Motor Carrier Compliance Division, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Community Supervision, and the Atlanta Police Department. 

MCCD Begins 100% Pull-Ins of Commercial Motor Vehicles Today in Preparation for Inclement Weather

(Atlanta) - The Department of Public Safety Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) encourages Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs), including motor coaches and buses, to begin preparing for inclement weather expected as early as Sunday morning, January 16, in metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties.

Tis the Season to Practice Safe Driving Behavior this Christmas and New Year Holiday Period Declares State Troopers and Officers

(ATLANTA) – In an effort to reduce the number of crashes on Georgia roadways, Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Troopers and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) Officers will be on high visibility patrols on interstates and state roads.  The Christmas travel period is 78-hours long, from 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 26. The 78-hour New Year’s holiday period will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2.

DPS Coordinates 34th Wave of its Multi-Agency Crime Suppression and Street Racing Enforcement Detail

(ATLANTA, GA) – Over this past weekend, Dec. 17-19, the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) coordinated the 34th wave of its multi-agency crime suppression detail in Atlanta. The multi-agency detail includes the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Motor Carrier Compliance Division, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Community Supervision, and the Atlanta Police Department. 

State Troopers and Officers Encourage Safe Driving Behavior this Thanksgiving Holiday

(Atlanta, GA) - The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) will be out in full force this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period.  The 102-hour holiday travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28.