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Georgia DPS mourns loss of Trooper

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ATLANTA – The Georgia DPS morns the loss of a Trooper who collapsed after completing an exercise at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.


The Georgia Department of Public Safety is saddened to announce the line of duty death of a Trooper Cadet from the 113th Trooper School.  Trooper Cadet Patrick Dupree #847, along with other members of the 113th Trooper School, were performing a training exercise at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center on Thursday, September 8, 2022.  After completion of the exercise, Trooper Cadet Dupree collapsed, and lifesaving measures were performed by trained medical staff on site.  Trooper Cadet Dupree was rushed to a local hospital, where he passed away.

The Department of Public Safety sends its sincerest condolences and prayers to the family and co-workers of Trooper Cadet Dupree.  We ask that you keep Trooper Cadet Dupree’s family in your prayers as they cope with the loss of their loved one.