Between Thanksgiving and the end of the year, Gwinnett County Police Department will operate its annual Holiday Task Force to help cut down on crime against holiday shoppers.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Starting in the evening hours of Thanksgiving Day, the Gwinnett County Police Department will be operating its annual Holiday Task Force. According to a press release from GCPD, this year the Holiday Task Force will operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The operation, with the intent to reduce crime against holiday shoppers," will end on Dec. 31. Officials said while the Holiday Task Force should help reduce crime against holiday shoppers, other types of crimes also typically increase during this season, such as entering autos, robberies, financial fraud and DUIs. They offer the following tips to stay safe during the holidays:
Gwinnett Police Holiday Task Force to provide high-visibility police presence throughout county with a focus on commercial areas and in the high-volume retail shopping areas.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, November 25, 2011
The Gwinnett County Police Department announced it will operate its Holiday Task Force starting Black Friday (Nov. 25) through New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) to ensure residents and visitors have a safe and happy holiday. “The purpose of the task force will be to provide additional visible police presence throughout Gwinnett County with a focus on commercial areas and in the high-volume retail shopping areas during the holiday season,” Cpl. Edwin Ritter explained in the announcement. “The Task Force will utilize every resource available with all efforts being aimed at making our citizens safer,” he said. The Task Force will be highly visible in and around Gwinnett Place Mall, Discover Mills Mall, The Mall of Georgia, the Hamilton Mill/I-85 …