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Field Operations
Division

The Field Operations Division is responsible for conducting investigations of criminal violations of the law, providing crime scene and evidence recovery services, and preparing case and incident reports. The Field Operations Division is comprised of four sections: Civil Process Section, Criminal Investigations Section, Mental Health Task Force, and Special Investigations Section.

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Civil Process Section

The Civil Process Section processes serves, and ensures compliance with court judgments, ensuring inmates' safe transportation. Units include:

Civil Processing/Evictions Unit

770.822.8200

Drug & Treatment Accountability Unit

770.822.8200

Civil Processing Administrative Unit

770.822.8200

Criminal Investigations Section

The Criminal Investigations Section conducts follow-up investigations of criminal violations of the law, provides K-9 support to other units/ Divisions, serves warrants and provides extradition of wanted fugitives. This section is comprised of: Extraditions Unit, Sex Offenders Registry Unit, Warrants Unit, Family Violence Unit, and K-9 Unit.

 

Extraditions Unit

770.619.6833

The Extraditions Unit is responsible for the extradition of wanted fugitives within the county and outside the county, it also extradites fugitives across state lines.

Family Violence Unit (Day & Evening)

770.822.3150

The Family Violence Unit is responsible for warrant services regarding domestic violence and execution of civil court orders specific to Temporary Protective Orders (TPO), Subpoenas, and child custody and divorce papers. To include assisting victims of Domestic Violence by connecting them with community resources.

K-9 Unit

770.619.6852

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office employs dual-purpose canines that may be used in both a patrol capacity in addition to narcotics and explosives detection. With the increase in drug and drug-related crimes in the area, it is imperative that the Office utilizes these resources to combat the surge of illicit drugs within the County and the jail. The K-9 Unit supports the Field Operations Division, Jail Operations Division and the Court Operations Division.

Uniform Warrants Unit (Day & Evening)

770.619.6852

The Warrants Unit executes criminal arrest warrants and arrest the defendants listed on those warrants as well as arrest perpetrators of crime within the county, while ensuring the rights of the accused are observed.

Sex Offenders Unit

770.619.6808

The Sex Offenders Unit is required to track and register all convicted sex offenders in accordance with applicable state and federal law under O.C.G.A. 42-1-12. It also ensures those that require registry comply with the required laws.

Transportation Unit

770.822.8200

Partnership Against Domestic Violence
24-Hour Crisis Hotline

404.873.1766

For Shelter near you

1.800.334.2836

​​​Mental Health Task Force

The Mental Health Task Force mission is to advocate, educate, and enforce the shift of mentally ill persons out of the criminal justice system and into proper care facilities. The Task Force consists of a Clinical Director who holds a doctorate in psychology with a specialty in psychotherapy, and a Commander who is a sworn law enforcement officer as well as a National board-certified counselor. Personnel within the unit are certified peace officers with specialized training in de-escalation and crisis intervention.

 

Special Investigations Section

The Special Investigations Section is responsible for investigations involving organized crime, violations of narcotics and controlled substances laws, vice crimes, gang activities as well as investigating crimes inside and outside of the jail. This section is comprised of: Task Force Officers (TFO), Fugitives Unit, Gang Unit, TRACE/ICAC/Human Trafficking Unit, Investigative Services Unit (ISU), and Crime & Intelligence Analyst Unit. Special Investigations partners with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to include the FBI, DEA, GBI, county police, and local municipalities

Gwinnett Metro Task Force

770.619.6655

Trafficking and Child Exploitation (TRACE) Unit

770.619.6655

The TRACE Unit’s mission is to protect citizens, especially children, from violent criminal offenders and criminal organizations. TRACE will accomplish this by conducting proactive investigations with the use of advanced technology and covert operations, and by partnering with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and the community.

Fugitive Unit

770.619.6655

Gang Unit

770.619.6655

The Jail Intelligence Unit is responsible for gathering Jail intelligence, investigating crimes inside and outside of the jail to include preparing all investigative reports for proper prosecution. It provides support for all Divisions within the agency as well as assisting other agencies with requests for services.

Crime and Intelligence Analyst Unit

770.619.6655

Jail Intelligence Unit

770.619.6655

The Jail Intelligence Unit is responsible for gathering Jail intelligence, investigating crimes inside and outside of the jail to include preparing all investigative reports for proper prosecution. It provides support for all Divisions within the agency as well as assisting other agencies with requests for services.

National Human Trafficking Hotline

888.373.7888 | HumanTraffraffickingHotline.org

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