Press Releases

GSP Steps Up Enforcement For Holiday Weekend

May 22, 2008

(ATLANTA)—Despite the record-high cost of gasoline across the state, the Georgia State Patrol and officers with the Department of Public Safety’s Motor Carrier Compliance Division and Capitol Police Services Unit are ready for the upco

DPS Pinning Ceremony

March 27, 2008

(ATLANTA) - In a pinning ceremony March 19, at the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Sonny Perdue pinned the newly appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, Lt. Colonel Fred Snellings, Jr. The new Commanding Officer for the Georgi

Concentrated Patrols Set For National Lifesaver Weekend

December 17, 2007

(ATLANTA) - The Georgia State Patrol is planning stepped up enforcement efforts this coming weekend to take impaired drivers off the roads.  The efforts are part of National Lifesaver Weekend sponsored by Operation C.A.R.E., or Combined