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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Public Safety

Snow Expected in Northern Georgia: Get Ready

January 5, 2017

The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Warning for north Georgia from 4 PM Friday to 1 PM EST Saturday. We're looking at 2 to 4 inches of snow. Get ready now!

Are You Ready for Winter Weather? [Infographic]

January 3, 2017

Stay safe and save money this winter! Learn how to prepare your family and your home for the cold.

Protect Yourself from the Zika Virus, Even During Winter Months

December 15, 2016

Planning to travel out of the country where the Zika virus has been reported? Take the proper travel precautions to protect yourself from getting the virus. 

Prepare for Emergencies With the New Ready Georgia Mobile App

December 8, 2016

It's Winter Weather Preparedness Week. What better way to prepare than by checking out the newly improved Ready Georgia app?

GA Public Safety Graduates 98th Trooper School

November 17, 2016

On Nov. 11, 2016, the Georgia Department of Public Safety held it’s 98th Trooper School Graduation with the commencement of 24 new graduates.

Beware Of Fake Contractors In Georgia

November 1, 2016

If your home was damaged by Hurricane Matthew, professional con artists may try to make you their victim as well. Ask questions, pay close attention and never pay someone posing as an “official” FEMA contractor.

How To Get A Restraining Order In Georgia

October 25, 2016

Find out the types of restraining orders as well as how to apply for a restraining order in Georgia to help keep you or a loved one safe.

Georgia's School Safety Hotline

August 25, 2016

Georgia's Department of Education operates the nation's first state-funded, school safety hotline available for teachers, administrators, students and parents to use when they witness illegal or harmful activity. It's a great resource to ensure our children's safety at school.

Help for the Homeless in Georgia

August 4, 2016

Georgia's home to nearly 14,000 homeless individuals throughout the state. However, there are a number of programs that offer assistance and care that can better their lives and the lives of the families. Funding and programs that reach homeless individuals with disabilities, AIDS, veterans and their families are available through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. 

Fireworks: What’s Legal In Georgia?

June 28, 2016

When it comes to fireworks, find out what's legal in Georgia.

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