The Mission of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is to provide the highest quality investigative, scientific, and information services and resources to the criminal justice community and others as authorized by law, for the purpose of maintaining law and order and protecting life and property. The Mission will be achieved by a team of skilled and dedicated employees, utilizing innovative programs and state of the art technology.
On August 1, 2023, Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed Chris Hosey as Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).
Scott Dutton was appointed by GBI Director Chris Hosey to serve as Assistant Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, effective August 16, 2023.
Connie Buck - Chief Financial Officer
Laura McDonald - Director, Legal Division
Fred Mays - Director, Office of Professional Standards
Shondrena Hudson-Huley - Director, Human Resources
Nelly Miles - Director, Public and Governmental Affairs
Jacob Harmon - Director, Property Management
From the time Georgia was founded in 1733 until 1937, law enforcement in the state was the responsibility of local governments. In March 1937, at the request of Governor E. D. Rivers, the General Assembly passed Act 220 that established the Department of Public Safety, the first statewide law enforcement agency in Georgia.