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GBI Receives Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the 2018 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Awards Banquet in Orlando, FL, the GBI received...

Georgia DOT to Halt Road Work, Lane Closures For 5-Day Thanksgiving Holiday

To ease Thanksgiving traffic congestion statewide, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate highways, heavily traveled state...

GBI makes an arrest in the Sabrina Long Missing Person Investigation

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the GBI’s Perry Office arrested Melinda McSwain, 46 years old.  McSwain was charged with Kidnapping in connection to the...

GBI makes arrest in Coastal GA county homicide investigation

GBI makes arrest in Coastal GA county homicide investigation

Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period: 15 Traffic Deaths

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 15 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long. It...

Georgia inmate death being investigated

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an in-custody death on Monday, July 16. Around 5:30...

Georgia Hurricane Michael response efforts continue

Georgia Hurricane Michael response efforts continue

I-16 Safety Enhancement Project Begins Final Phase

Georgia Department of Transportation began a two-year safety enhancement project along portions of Interstate 16 in February of 2017. The project, which is on...

Cpl. Derrell Worth Wins National Wild Turkey Federation Officer of the Year Award

Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Corporal Derrell Worth is the 2018 recipient of the Wild Turkey Federation Officer of the Year Award, presented annually by...