Jim Taylor’s job is to worry. Worry and prevent his greatest fears, such as an armed intruder harming Gwinnett County students, from becoming reality.
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Staff writer Emily Farlow contributed to this article.
Here are the top five offenses Gwinnett officers handled between July 2013 and June 2014
1. marijuana possession (less than 1 ounce) 242
2. other misdemeanor theft 217
3. felony weapon possession 132
4. simple battery 101
5. criminal trespass 88
Source: Gwinnett County Schools.
Here are the top five offenses in Cobb between August 2013 and April 2014:
1. larceny/theft 313
2. assault 222
3. disturbing the peace 183
4. dangerous drugs 118
5. weapons offenses 117
Source: Cobb County Schools.
Back to school
Wednesday: Douglas, Marietta
Aug. 11: DeKalb, Fulton
Students in the Atlanta, Cherokee, Cobb and Decatur districts returned to school Monday.