Law Enforcement Services and Forensic Science Mrs. Richards & Mr. Wilson

About the Program

Focusing on the causes, prevention, investigation, and prosecution of crime, the Law Enforcement Services program allows students to explore the role and structure of government, the rights and responsibilities of citizens and police, the criminal justice system, and courts, and corrections.

Courses & Credits

Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
Criminal Justice Essentials
Forensic Science and Criminal Investigations
Embedded Credit: Science


  • Gwinnett County Police Explorers
  • Gwinnett County Sheriff's Explorers
  • Lilburn Police Explorers
  • Lawrenceville Police Explorers

Extracurricular Activities


Mrs. Shalesia Richards

Email: Shalesia.Richards@gcpsk12.org

Mr. Scott Wilson


Mr. Wilson has been an active member of the Gwinnett County law enforcement community since 1994. He graduated from the Gwinnett County Police Department's 32nd Academy and worked as a patrol officer and crime prevention specialist. Mr. Wilson was the coordinator for the department's nationally recognized Citizen's Police Academy. He served as a member of the Gwinnett County Sheriff Department's reserve deputy unit from 1999 until 2017. He has been teaching at Maxwell High School since 1999 and was voted as Maxwell's Teacher of the Year in 2003-2004 and again in 2011-2012.


  • M.Ed: Walden University, 2005
  • New Teacher Institute: Georgia State University, 2000
  • BBA: Georgia State University, 1990

Email: Scott.Wilson@gcpsk12.org


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