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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Public Safety

Driving Under the Influence

January 9, 2014

Driving with impaired judgment is a deadly risk that should not be taken.

Sending Holiday Packages to Inmates

November 4, 2013

Sending holiday gifts to your loved one is easier than ever using Access Securepak.

Bicycle Safety

September 19, 2013

Bike safety and knowing bike laws is just as important as learning to balance, pedal and steer.

Finding Correctional Facilities in Georgia

August 22, 2013

Georgia houses hundreds of correctional facilities--jails, prisons, juvenile, county, state, etc. Discover how you can find the one you're looking for.

How to be Safe with Fireworks

July 1, 2013

Other than sparklers, fireworks are currently illegal in Georgia(§ 25-10-2). However, if you are traveling outside of Georgia to shoot fireworks, it's good to be aware of basic safety tips.

Searching for Offenders

June 21, 2013

The Georgia Department of Corrections and Georgia Bureau of Investigation can help you track incarcerated and released offenders.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Signed By Governor Deal

April 30, 2013

At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

April 24, 2013

Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Passes the House

March 25, 2013

In a 146-17 vote the Georgia House of Representatives passed SB 136, a measure to lower the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters.

New App Takes Guesswork Out Of Auto Accidents

March 20, 2013

Georgia's Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens recommends a new free mobile app for Georgians to help you if you've been in an automobile accident.