Sheriff’s Administration Division
The Sheriff is the elected official responsible for the administration and operation of all services within the agency. The Office of the Sheriff includes the Chief Deputy. The Office of the Sheriff also includes the Professional Standards Unit, assigned to conduct internal investigations of employees and background investigations on employment applicants. The Technology Management Unit responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of all computer related systems along with telephone, radio, and paging systems. The Training Division commander oversees training, public safety education, the reserve program, the explorer program, internships, and planning and research. The Public Information Officer prepares news releases and other activities that generate media interest and inform the public of Sheriff’s Office activities, policies, and events.
Jail Administration Division
The Jail Administration is responsible for transportation of inmates to and from court and also to and from state prisons, inmate food and medical services, and inmate classification. Additionally, uniform and supplies as well as maintenance services for the jail and all other areas of the Sheriff's Office are the responsibility of the Jail Division.
Jail Operations Division
The Jail Division administers the operations of the Jail, which is the largest division in the agency. Jail Operations is responsible for the intake, security and housing of pre-trial detainees and inmates, and controlling inmate movement.
Court Services Division
The Court Services Division attends all sessions of all courts, provides safety and security for judges, counselors, prisoners and the public within the court building. It also manages and directs all inmates, personnel, programs and activities associated with the security of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center. The Civil Division is responsible for service of civil process, execution of civil court orders, the domestic violence unit, warrant application investigations, and sheriff’s judicial sales.
Field Operations Division
The Field Operations Division is primarily responsible for the services of criminal processes to include court orders and arrest warrants. This division also handles investigation, apprehension, extradition of fugitives, sex offenders, and family violence. Other details include K-9 unit and L.P.R. unit.