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4th Wave of Multi-agency Crime Suppression Continues to be Successful

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) completed the fourth wave of the multi-agency crime suppression and street racing enforcement detail this past weekend on May 22-23. 

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This enforcement detail was a collaborative effort between the Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Department of Natural Resources, Atlanta Police Department, and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department. 

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Colonel Chris Wright, DPS Commissioner, stated “these four waves of enforcement have proven when law enforcement works together effectively, the result is a safer community for the citizens and visitors of Atlanta.”  He went on to say, “DPS appreciates the leadership, direction, and support of Governor Brian Kemp.” 

The following is a list of the enforcement activity from DPS and the Atlanta Police Department:

  • Vehicle stops – 691
  • DUIs – 21
  • Reckless Driving – 15
  • Citations/Arrests – 612
  • Warnings –384
  • Pursuits – 22
  • Wanted Persons – 8
  • Stolen Guns – 2
  • Impounded Vehicles – 37
  • Drug Arrests – 4
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