Job details

Gwinnett County Police Department
  • Position Number: 2333380
  • Location: Lawrenceville, GA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Class Summary
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 879 sworn officers supported by 292 civilian employees with the responsibility of providing law enforcement services to approximately 800,000 residents within an area of 436 square miles. The Department is organized into the Office of the Chief and two Bureaus with four Divisions: Administrative Services, Support Operations, Criminal Investigations and Uniform Divisions.

Employees are trained to become Police Officers. Applicants must pass a series of tests and interviews prior to selection as employees. Once selected, individuals must complete academy requirements, and if successful, continue to field training assisted by veteran officers (PO Master or Corporals). This job requires a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.


**$2,000 hiring incentive for new hires**

$39,801, with possible incentives up to
$40,995 (includes 3% pay incentive for an Associate's degree)
$42,189 (includes 6% pay incentive for a Bachelor's degree)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or G.E.D.;

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen to be eligible for Georgia P.O.S.T. certification;

  • Valid Driver's License from state of residency;

  • Must be 21 years of age, 20 years old at time of application;

  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation including criminal, controlled substance, credit, driving, work history, and physical agility testing.

For information related to the position specific Essential Duties, Knowledge and Skills, and Physical requirements, click here.

For more information about the Police hiring process and standards, click here.

NOTE: The class specifications listed on this site are not the official class specifications for Gwinnett County and are subject to change.

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