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SPLOST Public Safety News Releases
The first SPLOST program in Gwinnett County went to fund construction of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center. Since then, SPLOST has funded a variety of other projects to enhance public safety including the police training facility and several new fire stations. Below you can read about more SPLOST-funded projects that have made Gwinnett County a safer place to live, work, and play:

2017
November 9, 2017: Officials gather to cut ribbom on fire training tower at Maxwell High School of Technology
May 17, 2017: County opens larger, better-equipped Medical Examiner’s office and morgue building
2016
December 20, 2016: Fire training tower coming to Maxwell High School of Technology
May 3, 2016: New courtrooms, additional parking coming to Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center
February 4, 2016: Officials break ground on morgue, medical examiner’s office
February 3, 2016: Gwinnett Fire remounts eight ambulance bodies
February 1, 2016: Officials gather to break ground on medical examiner’s office, morgue
2015

December 2, 2015 - Gwinnett Fire selected to implement school-based fire safety program
December 1, 2015 - Gwinnett builds new morgue and medical examiner’s office
October 19, 2015 - Officials cut ribbon for fire academy educational building
August 12, 2015 - Gwinnett County and local schools partner to expand safety initiatives in schools
July 21, 2015 - Gwinnett Fire “harvests” 95-foot ladders to cut costs
February 3, 2015 - County approves agreements for alert system upgrades in schools


2014
August 1, 2014 - Officials break ground on fire academy expansion
June 17, 2014 - Fire academy expansion continues
April 16, 2014 - 2014 SPLOST funds allocated

2013
October 23, 2013 - County and schools partner to upgrade emergency notification system
May 21, 2013 – Driver training facility expansion for Fire Academy
March 20, 2013 – New maintenance building for Fire Department

2012
June 6, 2012 – Five new fire trucks
April 17, 2013 – New squad-support vehicles for Fire Department

2011
June 9, 2011 – Defibrillators for ambulances

2010
November 17, 2010 – Fire Station 30 in Loganville opens
November 4, 2010 – New Fire Station 29 and relocated Fire Station 18 open in Hamilton Mill area
February 16, 2010 – New Police Annex and E-911 Communications Center open in Lawrenceville

2009
March 3, 2009 – Relocated Fire Station 7 in Duluth opens

2008
December 16, 2008 – Three new ladder trucks
October 8, 2008 – New pumper trucks for stations 2, 10, 14, 25
June 17, 2008 – Six new ambulances
June 17, 2008 – Fire Station 28 opens on Rosebud Road

2007
September 25, 2007 – New animal shelter, home for Police Department’s K-9 unit
September 5, 2007 – Ten new vehicles for Fire Department
June 26, 2007 – Police Training Facility opens in Lawrenceville
June 19, 2007 – New Station 27 opens near Dacula, relocated Station 8 opens in Grayson

2006
October 17, 2006 – New East Police Precinct opens near Dacula

2005
June 28, 2005 – Construction begins on Fire Station 12 relocation
April 12, 2005 – Two new ambulances for stations in Dacula and Snellville

2004
June 16, 2004 – New Fire and Emergency Services Administration Building opens in Lawrenceville
March 2, 2004 – Fire Station 24 construction starts near Buford