RECORDS MANAGEMENT UNIT
The responsibility of the Records Management Unit is to manage records and reports through the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). In addition, they process all open record requests made under the Georgia Open Records Act, ensuring to respond in a timely manner and in accordance with all applicable and current laws.
Open Records Requests
Gwinnett County offers an online records portal. Requests for records from the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office may be made through the online portal below.
General information for Open Records:
Online Accident Reports
The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office offers an online service for motorist to obtain copies of vehicle collision reports. Through an agreement with APPRISS, which manages the state’s central accident report repository, anyone involved in a collision in Gwinnett County or their authorized legal/insurance representative can obtain their accident reportonline at www.buycrash.com. Please be advised there is a charge for this service.
Hard Copy Sheriff Reports
Reports are typically available for pickup four business days after the report was taken. To get the status of a sheriff report, please call 770.822.3820.
Incident and arrest reports may be obtained at the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office. Reports are available Monday through Friday. The Records Unit is closed on county holidays. Please refer to the website calendar section for a complete list of holidays. Accident reports are $5, incident and arrest report costs average 10 cents per page. Cash payments is preferred if under $1.00. Please bring exact change as we are often unable to break bills larger than $10.
Locations & Hours
Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office
2900 University Parkway
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043
Records Unit Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
After you go through screening, proceed to the front lobby desk and advise the Deputy that you are here to obtain records. The Deputy will call the Records Unit and a Customer Service Associate will meet you in the lobby.
If you need further information on obtaining a Sheriff’s Office Report, please call 770.822.3820 or email: SheriffRecordsManagement@GwinnettCounty.com.