State Troopers Preparing for a Busy Memorial Day Weekend

During the 2018 Memorial Day holiday, the Georgia State Patrol investigated 510 traffic crashes that resulted in 320 injuries and three traffic fatalities. In addition to the traffic crash investigations, troopers arrested 323 people for driving under the influence, while issuing 8,639 citations, and 11,979 warnings.

CIA Adds 4 Names to Wall Honoring Its Fallen

This year, there are four new stars on the Memorial Wall, each commemorating a distinguished officer. Two of those stars honor officers whose names and contributions remain classified even after their deaths. 

DDS: Helmets Matter!

“The most important thing for a motorcycle rider to know is that wearing a helmet reduces the risk of dying in a crash by 37 percent.”

FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports.

FLETC Holds National Police Week Law Enforcement Community Day

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) hosted a Law Enforcement Community Day for local community law enforcement officers, first responders, judicial staff and their families

FBI, Law Enforcement Partners Warning of New Twist in Virtual Kidnapping Scams

In this latest scam, criminals are convincing U.S. victims to cross the border into Mexico.

Secretary of Transportation Orders Suspension of Air Service Between the U.S. and Venezuela

The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has requested this action based on his assessment of current security conditions in Venezuela

Report Shows Breakdown in Wireless Service Coordination in Wake of Hurricane Michael

"There were numerous cases in which a wireless provider had restored service to customers only to have that service brought down as third-party crews damaged communications assets while clearing trash or restoring power lines and utility poles. "

Georgia Tied for 2nd in Highest Number of Fallen Officers in 2019

While Illinois has, so far, claimed the first place spot for the most lives claimed in the line of duty in 2019, Georgia is tied for second with Tennessee and Texas.

U.S. Dept of Labor to Award $5 Million to “Economically Empower Vulnerable Women &...

The project will work to improve economic participation in quality jobs by women and adolescent girls vulnerable to child labor, forced labor, and/or other violations of labor rights.