Tag Archives: Georgia State Patrol

Bainbridge Bypass Accident (Friday Afternoon)

Update 5:45 p.m.: According to Bainbridge Public Safety, the wreck occurred when a semi truck rear ended a slow moving truck with workers on board.  One person was transported to the hospital. The trucks and workers on site were contractors for the DOT. Original Story (4:30 p.m.) There was a traffic accident on the Bainbridge Bypass at approximately… Read More »

Fatal Accident in Bainbridge Sunday Night/Monday Morning

Update 11:58 a.m.: Press Release Georgia State Patrol (Post 14, Colquitt) On 10/01/2017 at about 11:50 PM a Red, 2010 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling North on Miller Avenue, in Decatur County.  The vehicle traveled off the roadway and onto the East shoulder of Miller Avenue.  The driver attempted to re-enter the roadway, but overcorrected his steering.  As a result, the… Read More »

LOCAL HEROES: How Two Off Duty State Troopers Saved a Child’s Life

Over the weekend, a facebook post from the Georgia Department of Public Safety started making the rounds and catching the state’s attention – and for good reason. While off duty, two local Georgia State Patrol Troopers, TFC Brian Palmer and TFC Walt Landrum, each received phone calls about a child sitting in the middle of a four lane… Read More »

Multiple Vehicle Accident on Shotwell Street (Wednesday 3:00 p.m.)

There was a multiple vehicle accident on Shotwell Street Wednesday afternoon.  According to witnesses on the scene, as many as 4 vehicles were involved. The wreck occurred in the east bound lane, but traffic was temporarily blocked in both directions while emergency crews worked the scene. Georgia State Patrol and Bainbridge Public Safety responded to the accident. At… Read More »

The Georgia State Patrol is Hiring!!

PRESS RELEASE Job Vacancy Announcement – 101st Trooper School Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW011K   Georgia State Patrol – Trooper Be a part of an elite group of men and women who serves, protects, and defends the people of the State of Georgia, while preserving the rights and dignity of all. We’re looking for the best and the brightest,… Read More »