Due to the recent ransomware attack, the Georgia Department of Public Safety's (DPS) network servers are offline. As such, DPS is currently experiencing various outages in internal and customer facing applications, including access to Open Records email.

DPS Joins Forces with Other Law Enforcement to Target Speeding Motorists

(ATLANTA) – During the third annual “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement campaign, the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) and Capitol Police joined forces with local law enforcement and agencies in surrounding states to target drivers who speed excessive

DPS Motor Carrier Compliance Officers Participate in Passenger Carrier Safety Detail

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Department of Public Safety’s Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) is participating the Passenger Carrier Safety Detail, July 8-19, to reduce unsafe driving behaviors, as well as establish an attitude of safety compliance among passenger carriers operating on Georgia’s

DPS Motor Carrier Compliance Officers Focus on Unsafe Driving Behavior during Operation Safe Driver Week

(ATLANTA) – The Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) of the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is participating in Operation Safe Driver Week, July 14-20, which focuses on commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers engaging in unsafe driving behaviors with an emphasis on speeding.

Final Fourth of July 2019 Holiday Traffic Count

ATLANTA - Traffic crashes across Georgia during the July Fourth holiday travel period resulted in 26 traffic deaths.  This year, the holiday travel period was 102 hours long.  It began at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7.

State Troopers and Officers Urge Motorists to Put Safety First During the July Fourth Holiday

ATLANTA – The Georgia State Patrol and Motor Carrier Compliance Division encourage everyone to celebrate the Independence Day holiday responsibly.  This year, the holiday travel period is 102 hours long.  It will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7.

Seventeen People Killed in Memorial Day Holiday Travel Period Crashes

ATLANTA- Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Memorial Day holiday travel period resulted in 17 traffic deaths.  The 78-hour holiday period began Friday, May 24, at 6 p.m. and ended Monday at 11:59 p.m.

State Troopers Preparing for a Busy Memorial Day Weekend

The Georgia State Patrol is urging drivers who will be traveling throughout the state this weekend to make safety a priority. This year’s Memorial Day 78-hour holiday travel period will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27.

MCCD Participates in “Stop the Threat” Enforcement Campaign in Savannah

On April 23-25, Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) officers with the Georgia Department of Public Safety conducted “Stop the Threat”, a three-day detail that focused on the unsafe operation of commercial motor vehicles (CMV). The detail took place along the I-95/I-16 corridor.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates its 105th Trooper School

(FORSYTH) – The Georgia State Patrol graduated its 105th Trooper School on Friday, March 15, at Post 50 – Capitol Hill in Atlanta. After 32 weeks of intense training, 18 new troopers will report to patrol posts throughout the state on Monday, April 15. Lt.