Public Safety Overview
Stone Mountain Park is protected by the Stone Mountain Park Department of Public Safety. DPS provides Police (law enforcement), Fire, Emergency Medical, and Rescue services to the Park’s visitors and employees.
DPS is a state authority law enforcement agency of medium size. All police officers are certified by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (GAPOST) with law enforcement authority and power of arrest the same as any county or city law enforcement officers. The police powers of DPS are granted by the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, §12-3-194.1. Fire Rescue personnel are state certified Emergency Medical Technicians – Intermediate and firefighters.