Major Chris Smith/Gwinnett County Police Department
The Gwinnett County Police Department is a nationally accredited and rapidly growing police agency located in the Northeastern quadrant of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Department currently has an authorized strength of 813 sworn officers supported by 280 civilian employees with the responsibility of providing law enforcement services to over 800,000 residents within an area of 436 square miles. There are five separate police districts (West, South, North, East and Central Precincts), each led by a major. The district/precinct commanders are responsible for the delivery of police services within their district. Construction of the sixth police precinct, to be located at Bay Creek Park near Grayson, is expected to begin within the next few months.