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 email@example.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