Category: Gwinnett

August 27, 2021

        The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office announced today that there is insufficient evidence to proceed with criminal charges against a correctional officer who punched an inmate at Phillips State Prison during a scuffle. The D.A.’s office said the correctional officer was within use of force guidelines. The D.A.’s Office released a […]

August 19, 2021

      LAWRENCEVILLE, GA– The Gwinnett County Corrections Department is hosting a career fair on Saturday, Aug.28, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., at 750 Hi Hope Road in Lawrenceville. The Department is hiring Correctional Officers and  Correctional Officer Senior positions. There are several phases in the hiring process and this event expedites the time by […]

August 16, 2021

          LAWRENCEVILLE, GA–Deputy Chief J.D. McClure will succeed Police Chief Brett West, who will retire after 30 years of service to the county, County Administrator Glenn Stephens announced. McClure is the first black to hold the position. The agenda for Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting includes ratification of the employment agreement. […]

August 13, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA– As a sign of Gwinnett County’s deep respect and admiration for THE men and women wounded or killed in defense U.S., the Board of Commissioners proclaimed Gwinnett County as a Purple Heart County. Commissioners unanimously approved the proclamation in July announcing the designation, which was presented to Lou Zayas, commander of Chapter 465 of […]

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