GDOT Restricting Construction-Related Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

“Labor Day weekend is the last holiday of the summer and we expect heavy traffic statewide." - GDOT

Telemarketers will have to pay more for ‘Do Not Call’ list in next fiscal...

The Federal Trade Commission has announced FY 2020 fees for telemarketers accessing phone numbers on the National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry. Most of...

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

Labor Day is creeping up on us...but State Troopers are already prepping for a busy holiday weekend.

Former Deputy Who Asked for Sexual Favors Banned from County

A former law enforcement official has been banned from the county he once served as a deputy...and two others.

Scam Artists Targeting Older, At-Risk Georgians with Genetic Testing Scheme

The scheme involves offers of “free” genetic testing and exploits people’s healthcare concerns.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates the 106th Trooper School

33 new Troopers are headed to posts around the state. See where -->

Fmr Blackwater Employee Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Murder in 2007 Shooting at Nisur...

He was convicted once, but the decision was reversed. A second trial led to a mistrial and a hung jury. The most receent trial yielded a guilty verdict after 5 days of deliberations. Now, he'll spend the rest of his life in prison.

’15 Most Wanted Fugitive’ Has Now Been On the Run for 45+ Years

In 1973, prison officials took Lester Eubanks to a shopping center in Columbus, Ohio, and allowed him to shop unescorted as a reward for good behavior.

Georgia Launches New, More Secure Licenses and IDs

Perhaps the most dramatic change is the adoption of the new industry best practice of using black and white customer photos on the licenses and IDs. Images are laser engraved and are virtually tamper resistant and increases the overall security of the license.

Georgia to Receive $3.9 Million to Upgrade 911 Centers

“These grants will boost public safety through 911 systems enhanced with new capabilities such as text message, image and video processing, advanced mapping and other improvements."