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  • Chief of Police:
    A.A. (Butch) Ayers

    A.A. (Butch) Ayers
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    Chief of Police : A.A. (Butch) Ayers

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    Chief A. A. “Butch” Ayers began his career as a Police Officer with the Gwinnett County Police Department in October of 1984.  He has earned promotions at regular intervals and has worked in almost all areas of the agency. 

    Chief Ayers has commanded the Administrative Services Division, Support Operations Division, Criminal Investigations Division, Uniform Division, Professional Standards Unit, Central Precinct, and the SWAT Team during his career with the department.

    A 2009 graduate of the 237th Session of the FBI National Academy and a 2002 graduate of Class VI of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College, he holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbus State University and has logged more than 3700 hours of specialized training during his career.  The Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council has awarded Chief Ayers several certifications, including Intermediate, Advanced, Supervision, Management, General Instructor and Senior Instructor.

    Chief Ayers assumed command of the Police Department in October of 2014.

    770.513.5000

    Butch.Ayers@gwinnettcounty.com

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Citizens can learn about their police department and how officers enforce local and state laws through the Citizens Police Academy

Police Reports now available at Police Headquarters
Police
Headquarters:
770 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Open: Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8:00am – 5:00pm
          Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00am – 6:30pm
Closed most holidays. Please refer to the website calendar section for a complete list of holidays.

If you need more information on obtaining a police report, call 770.513.5190.

Payments for reports are accepted in CASH ONLY. We do not accept credit or debit cards.

Citizens Online Police Reporting System
File a police report online using our Citizens Online Police Reporting System.

Mission
The Gwinnett County Police Department is committed to serving the community through the delivery of professional law enforcement services in an unbiased and compassionate manner in order to protect the lives and property of the citizens and improve the quality of life in our community.

About Our Chief
Chief A. A. “Butch” Ayers began his career as a Police Officer with the Gwinnett County Police Department in October of 1984.  He has earned promotions at regular intervals and has worked in almost all areas of the agency. 

Chief Ayers has commanded the Administrative Services Division, Support Operations Division, Criminal Investigations Division, Uniform Division, Professional Standards Unit, Central Precinct, and the SWAT Team during his career with the department.

A 2009 graduate of the 237th Session of the FBI National Academy and a 2002 graduate of Class VI of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College, he holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbus State University and has logged more than 3700 hours of specialized training during his career.  The Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council has awarded Chief Ayers several certifications, including Intermediate, Advanced, Supervision, Management, General Instructor and Senior Instructor.

Chief Ayers assumed command of the Police Department in October of 2014.

Overview
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 758 sworn officers supported by 307 civilian employees with the responsibility of providing law enforcement services to over 800,000 residents within an area of 436 square miles. The Department is organized into five divisions: Administrative Services, Criminal Investigations, Uniform, Support Operations, and Personnel Services.

Administrative Contacts
Administrative Assistant to Chief Ayers:
Ms. Lyn Alimena
770.513.5208

Administrative Assistant - Chief's Office:
Ms. Faith McDonald
770.513.5210

Get Involved
For information on the Citizens Police Academy click here. Neighborhoods interested in becoming a COPS community visit Crime Prevention Unit.

Narcotics Tip Line
The narcotics tip line is 770.962.6272. Although anonymous complaints are taken, it is recommended that the complainant leave their name and call back number to assist with additional follow up. Citizens may also send information by email to gcpdetips@gwinnettcounty.com.

Non-Emergency Contact
770.513.5000

Non-Emergency Reports
Monday through Friday
6:30am - midnight
770.513.5100

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