GBI Inspector Completes Police Leadership Training in Israel

She trained in Israel with 13 Georgia police chiefs and command staff, two sheriffs and executives from the Georgia State Patrol, Stone Mountain Park and the Georgia Command College.

Fourth of July 2019 Holiday Traffic Count: 26 Fatalities

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the July Fourth holiday travel period resulted in 26 traffic deaths. 

Report Offers #1 Cause of Preventable Deaths in Georgia

How does Georgia rank for preventable deaths? The National Safety Council, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths, recently released its annual...

Georgia’s Hands-Free Law 1 Year Later: 3% Decrease in Road Fatalities

One year after Georgia's Hands-Free law went into effect, the Georgia Department of Public Safety has a handful of statistics to gauge its implementation. The...

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

The Georgia State Patrol and Motor Carrier Compliance Division encourage everyone to celebrate the Independence Day holiday responsibly.  This year, the holiday travel period...

8 New U.S. Marshals Sworn in, One Heads to Georgia

On Friday, June 21, 2019, U.S. Marshals Service Director Donald Washington administered the oath of office to the most recent group of U.S. Marshals...

No, Cops Don’t Have to Show You the Radar For Your Ticket to Be...

You’re on the side of the road, an officer has explained that his radar detected you were driving over the speed limit...can you ask to see the radar?

It’s Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Georgia Power: Variety of programs, tools and resources available for customers throughout summer storm season With temperatures rising during the summer months, so does the...

Ga Sheriff Partners to Offer Free Gun Locks After Toddler Shot by Sibling

Following Tragic Shooting Death of Jones County Toddler, U.S. Attorney, Sheriff Announce Free Gun Locks for Citizens Hundreds of free firearm locking devices are available...

CPSC Life-Saving Tips on Surviving the 2019 Hurricane Season

June 1 marks the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants to remind everyone to...