Troopers and Motor Carrier Officers Urge Motorists to Practice Safe Driving Habits this Labor Day Weekend

(Atlanta) – The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to practice safe driving habits as they travel throughout the state this Labor Day weekend.


The DPS network servers remain off-line due to the recent ransomware attack.  Please be aware of the following regarding current record availability:

Georgia State Patrol Graduates the 106th Trooper School

(FORSYTH) – The Georgia State Patrol graduated its 106th Trooper School on Friday, August 16, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth.  After 32 weeks of intense training, 33 new troopers will report to one of the 52 patrol posts throughout the state. Governor Brian P.

Georgia Hosts the 34th Annual National Black State Troopers Coalition Conference in Atlanta

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Chapter of the National Black State Troopers Coalition (NBSTC) will host the 34th Annual Summer Training Conference & Membership Meeting in Atlanta, Aug. 6-11, at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta.


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.