Gwinnett County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Arrest Records

Crime data for Gwinnett County are available from Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). A breakdown of violent crime statistics for the county shows that there were 33 murders, 192 rapes, 803 robberies, and 893 assaults in 2017, the most recent year with a complete set of data. Larceny was the leading property crime in the county with 14,152 incidents in 2017. Gwinnett County also recorded 3,342 burglaries and 1,620 vehicle thefts in the same year.

Compared to 2016 crime data, the county recorded lower incidences of robbery (9.7%), assault (21.4%), larceny (0.85%), and burglary (11.2%). Murder (22.2%), rape (3.2%), and vehicle theft (17.2%) rates increased in the same period.

The Gwinnet County Police Department provides copies of incident reports upon request. To obtain an incident report, visit the County’s Police Department located at 770 Hi Hope Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044. The county’s police receives requests and provides these reports between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays; between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; and between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Criminal Records

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office publishes a complete list of registered sex offenders living in the county on its website. Visit the Sheriff’s sex offenders page to view information like name, address, and photo. The public can also use this resource to find registered sex offenders residing in their areas by searching with their zip codes. There is also a name search option for those looking for individual sex offenders living in the county.

Jail records for Gwinnet County are available from the Sheriff’s Office. The county’s Sheriff provides a handy search tool for finding inmates in jails around the county. Use it to find inmates by name and booking number.

Court Records

The official responsible for keeping court records in Gwinnett County is the Clerk of Superior, State, and Magistrate Courts. The Clerk’s website provides an online search tool for finding case records and viewing court calendars. Use it to find documents for all Gwinnett courts by providing the names of parties involved and case numbers. There is also an advanced case search function that saves time and filters results by parameters like court filing date, court location, and presiding judge.

The Clerk of Courts also allows the public to search and view official court records in person. To do so, visit the office of the Clerk at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The office opens from Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Public Records

All vital records for Gwinnet County are available from the Vital Records Division of the Probate Court. Interested persons can obtain certified copies of birth and death certificates as well as marriage licenses in person and by mail. Start a request by downloading the Birth Certificate Request Form, Death Certificate Request Form, or Marriage Certificate/Application Request Form.

Bring a completed birth or death certificate request form to the Vital Records Division on the main floor of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center located at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The office opens from Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Submit a marriage certificate request form to the second Vital Records Division office situated after the elevators on the judicial side of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center.

Mail request for copies of a birth, death, or marriage record goes to:

Probate Court
Vital Records Division
75 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Include a self-addressed stamped envelope, a photocopy of a photo ID, and a personal check or money order for the required fees made payable to Gwinnett County Probate Court. The Vital Records Division also accepts cash and credit card for in-person requests.

The fee for the first certified copy of a birth or death certificate is $25. Each addition copy ordered alongside attracts a reduced charge of $5. The cost of obtaining a marriage certificate in Gwinnett County is $10 per certificate.