Tag Archives: safety

State Troopers Preparing For Holiday Patrols

Embed from Getty Images ATLANTA—As the holidays are quickly approaching, state troopers across Georgia are preparing for back-to-back holiday weekend patrols. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said troopers will be keeping a close watch for impaired drivers and motorists not obeying Georgia’s traffic laws now through the beginning of the New… Read More »

Cheap gas will boost holiday travel; GSP aims to keep highways safe

The cheapest gas at Thanksgiving since 2008 is one of the factors that will make it the busiest traveled Thanksgiving holiday period since 2007. Meanwhile, Georgia State Patrol troopers and other law enforcement plan to be out working the heavily traveled highways over the holiday period. As Thanksgiving week opened Monday, the average price of a gallon of… Read More »

Recent Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Incident Reports

The following is a selection of incidents reported by rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division: Department of Natural Resources November 1 – November 7, 2015 Region V- Albany (Southwest) STEWART COUNTY On November 7th, Cpl. Steve Robinson encountered a father and his 16 year old son hunting. The pair were deer hunting without… Read More »

GBI warns parents of sleeping with infants in the bed

View image | gettyimages.com Decatur, Georgia – Public awareness of sleep-related infant deaths in the state of Georgia is critical in preventing these deaths.  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) in collaboration with the Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) hope to raise awareness about the dangers of co-sleeping.  Prevention… Read More »

Don’t be fooled by fake IRS agent scam — tips on how to avoid

The IRS continues to warn consumers to guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity. Criminals pose as the IRS to trick victims out of their money or personal information. Here are several tips to help you avoid being a victim of these scams: Scammers make unsolicited calls.  Thieves call taxpayers… Read More »