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  • Chief of Police:
    Charles M. Walters

    Charles M. Walters
    p: 770.513.5000
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    Chief of Police : Charles M. Walters

    Staff Member Name Chief Walters began his career as Police Officer with the Gwinnett County Police Department in 1979. He has earned promotions at regular intervals and has worked in all areas of the agency. Chief Walters commanded the Training Division prior to his appointment to Commander of the Support Operations Division in January 2000. In May 2002, he was appointed to the position of Commander over the Uniform Division and in September 2003, he was appointed to his current position of Chief of Police. Chief Walters holds a master's degree in criminal justice and is a 1993 graduate of the FBI National Academy.

    770.513.5000

    Charles.Walters@gwinnettcounty.com

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Did You Know?

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 30044
Open: Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8:00am – 4:00pm
          Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00am – 7:00pm
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 Walters began his career as a police officer with the Gwinnett County Police Department in 1979. He earned promotions at regular intervals and has worked in all areas of the agency. Chief Walters has commanded the Training Division, Support Operations Division, and the Uniform Division. Chief Walters holds a master's degree in criminal justice and is a 1993 graduate of the FBI National Academy. He was appointed Chief of Police in September 2003.

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 Walters:
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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