Public Safety

Gwinnett County is proud to have committed public safety workers who continually keep Gwinnett residents safe.

Nationally accredited, The Gwinnett County Police Department has a force of 759 sworn-in officers, supported by 310 civilian employees, to protect and provide public education of safety programs to all Gwinnett citizens. Emergency services are dispatched through an enhanced 911/computer-aided dispatch system to support the county’s 800,000 residents.

In addition to providing fire protection and emergency medical services, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services’ team of 845 trained men and women are ready for technical rescue, hazardous materials and swift-water rescue situations. Their efforts also involve preparing citizens for fire, medical emergencies, technological and natural disasters. Their Community Risk Reduction Section is in charge of inspecting buildings and building plans for potential fire issues.