What does the Gwinnett County Sheriff do?

Sheriff Keybo Taylor is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in Gwinnett County. Sheriff Taylor is responsible for law enforcement on a county level, ensuring that all local, state and federal laws are followed. Sheriff Taylor supervises a force of deputies and other employees of the sheriff’s office.

Who is the current sheriff of Gwinnett County?

Sheriff Keybo Taylor
Sheriff Keybo Taylor was elected Gwinnett County’s first African American Sheriff on November 3, 2020. Sheriff Taylor’s illustrious career in law enforcement was marked by many firsts. A native of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Sheriff Taylor joined the Gwinnett County Police Department in 1983.

How old do you have to be to be a cop in Georgia?

Minimum Training & Experience: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid driver’s license, a citizen of the United States, possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Applicants who are not POST certified in Georgia will be sent to a regional academy for their POST requirements.

Can you still smoke in Gwinnett County Jail?

Smoking is prohibited in all enclosed public places and places of employment within unincorporated Gwinnett County. The Ordinance also applies to all buildings and vehicles owned or operated by Gwinnett County.

What kind of jail is Gwinnett County Jail?

The Gwinnett County Jail is a direct supervision pretrial facility. Sheriff’s deputies may serve in any of the five divisions after promotion to senior deputy sheriff or higher.

How do I contact the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s office?

For more information, contact Deputy Sheriff Fernando Perlaza at [email protected] or 770.619.6824. For more information on becoming a deputy or to speak with a recruiter, call 770.822.3128.

Does Gwinnett County drug test for employment?

This is a safety-sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace. Gwinnett County has a 12-step pay system with 4 percent annual raises.

How long does it take to become a Gwinnett County police officer?

After two years at the rank of Police Officer Senior, officers are eligible for a non-competitive promotion to Master Police Officer with the completion of certain training requirements. Gwinnett County has a 12-step pay system with 4% annual raises.