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Extreme fire danger caused by ongoing drought has prompted a temporary ban on the following: all outdoor burning; smoking, grilling, and campfires in all County-operated parks; and fireworks usage.
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Online accident reports

The Gwinnett County Police Department offers an online service for motorists to obtain copies of vehicle collision reports. Through an agreement with  APPRISS, which manages the state's central accident report repository, anyone involved in a collision in Gwinnett County or his or her authorized legal/insurance representative can obtain their accident reports online on https://www.buycrash.com/. Please be advised there is a charge for this service.


Hard copy police reports available at Police Headquarters

Reports are typically available for pickup four business days after the report was taken. To get the status of a police report, please call 770.513.5000.

Incident and accident reports may only be obtained in person from Police Headquarters, located at 770 Hi Hope Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044. Reports are available Mondays & Wednesdays from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00am to 6:00pm,  Fridays from 8:00am to 3:00pm. The Records Department is closed most holidays. Please refer to the website calendar section for a complete list of holidays. Accident reports are $5; incident report costs are comprised of an hourly labor rate in addition to 10 cents per page. On average incident reports run 50 cents or less and cash payment is preferred if under $1.00. Please bring exact change as we are unable to break bills larger than $10.


Open Records Request
The Open Records Unit is a division of the Records Management Section of the Police Department and available to provide information to the public relating to incidents/accidents that are not considered part of the initial report. Open Records request are not needed to obtain a copy of most initial incident reports and accident reports.  These can be picked up without going through the process of filing an Open Records request.  Obtaining a copy of an incident report or accident report at the Records Unit front customer service windows is often more expedient than filing an Open Records request.  Reports can be picked up in person at Gwinnett Police Headquarters Records Unit during normal business hours listed below.  

Information other than what is in the initial incident report can only be released through an Open Records request as specified by the Georgia Open Records Act, and must be requested in writing. If your request will take longer than 3 business days, the requestor will be notified of the estimated time frame to complete the request after your request has been received in writing.  There are fees associated with receiving records through an Open Records request.  These will be explained when your request is processed. Please be advised that certain records are NOT releasable even through an Open Records request due to the case being an active/pending investigation or prosecution, or crimes or incidents with juveniles involved.

Submission of Open Record requests are preferred via email at policeopenrecords@gwinnettcounty.com, or by regular mail at P.O. Box 602, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046. Attention Open Records. Documents requested through Open Records can be picked up at Police Headquarters, received via email, or regular mail.

Police Records Management hours open to the public:

Monday & Wednesday, 8:00am – 5:00pm    

Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00am – 6:00pm

Friday, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Location: 770 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA, 30043

770.513.5000 – main switchboard


Locations & Hours
Police
Headquarters:

770 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Open: Mondays & Wednesdays,     8:00am – 5:00pm
           Tuesdays and Thursdays,    8:00am – 6:00pm
            Fridays------------------------------8:00am – 3:00pm
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.