Gwinnett County Police Department Hosts Hiring Event

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Lawrenceville, GA – The Gwinnett County Police Department is organizing a local hiring event on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at the Gwinnett County Police Training Center (854 Winder Highway, Lawrenceville). Applicants attending without an appointment are advised to arrive at 8:00 a.m. The department offers a $5,100 hiring incentive and a $2,000 relocation incentive for those considering a move to Gwinnett County.

Applicants for police officer positions are encouraged to register and schedule an appointment in advance, bringing all required documents as specified by the investigator. The event’s Phase I includes an orientation, physical agility test, oral interview, psychological exam, and an initial background check. Conditional Job Offers will be extended to qualifying candidates during this phase, with Phase II of the hiring process scheduled for a later time. The entire application process typically takes around 90 days for completion.

Gwinnett County Police Department provides various incentives, including a 4% annual raise for all officers and a 5% shift differential for Night Watch uniform patrol officers. Educational incentives of 3% for a 2-year college degree and 6% for a 4-year college degree are also available for eligible candidates.

Final Job Offers will guarantee immediate employment to candidates, regardless of the next police academy’s start date. The department, situated in the northeastern quadrant of the Atlanta metropolitan area, is nationally accredited and rapidly expanding, serving approximately 900,000 residents across 436 square miles.

Applicants for the police officer role must have a high school diploma or G.E.D., U.S. citizenship, eligibility for P.O.S.T. Certification, a valid driver’s license, and must be 21 years old upon police academy graduation. The background investigator will conduct a thorough investigation, considering the applicant’s criminal history, driving history, and credit report during the application process.

The hiring event presents an opportunity for individuals seeking a career in law enforcement to join a dynamic and service-oriented police agency.

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Contact Investigator Valle with any questions at 770.513.5513 or email