The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety held it 21st annual Georgia Governor’s Challenge Banquet in Macon on Friday, Nov. 6. The Georgia Governor’s Challenge highlights outstanding achievement in highway safety enforcement and education; open to every law enforcement agency in the State. Agencies participating in the Challenge are evaluated on the effectiveness and overall approach of their highway safety programs. The entries are judged by Public Safety professionals and administrators from South Carolina and Tennessee.
The Snellville Police Department achieved 1st Place in Category 4: Agencies of 46-75 Officers and named the overall winner of the Challenge with 192 points. First Lady of Georgia Marty Kemp presented the Governor’s Cup to Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead. SPD also won the award for its efforts in the Speed Awareness category.
The Snellville Police Department won the Governor’s Cup in 2019 marking the first time an agency won this coveted award in two consecutive years.
“I could not be more proud of the efforts of the men and women of the Snellville Police Department who strive every day to reduce accidents, injuries and fatalities in order to keep our roadways safe,“ said Whitehead.