Press Releases

GSP Expands Motorcycle Safety Initiative

March 8, 2011

(ATLANTA) - The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) has received a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to collect data over the next two years to improve motorcycle safety.  The $70,000 grant will

McDonough Appointed DPS Deputy Commissioner

February 14, 2011

(ATLANTA) - The Georgia Board of Public Safety has confirmed the appointment of Mark McDonough of Rabun County as the new Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.  His appointment was confirmed by the Board during its regular mon

Georgia State Patrol Announces Month-Long DUI Crackdown

December 3, 2010

(ATLANTA) – December is “Drunk and Drugged Driver Awareness Month” and the Georgia State Patrol will be conducting roadchecks across the state throughout the month.  The enforcement effort will be concentrating on intercepting impaired