Every winter we have the opportunity to honor the sworn and civilian members of the Gwinnett County Police Department for going above and beyond the call of duty to keep our community safe and to recognize those retiring at an annual Retirement & Awards Dinner.
The Chief’s Unit Citation is awarded to a group of employees (unit, squad or team) for sustained exemplary performance at an exceptionally superior level, resulting in the successful completion of a specific mission or objective. All nominations for this award come from the Unit’s Division Commander. This award is given only at the discretion of the Chief of Police.
The Police Achievement Medal is awarded only at the discretion of the Chief of Police. Upon recommendation that the employee has performed a specific incident or task of great importance and exceptional significance, in service or administrative areas, which benefit the Police Department to a high degree.