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The Criminal Investigations Division is comprised of a Division commander, two Sergeants, and 11 detectives. Each detective is assigned cases based upon their general assignment, either person’s crimes or property crimes. Crime scene investigators are assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. The investigators are responsible for crime scene investigations including forensic and crime scene recovery and processing of evidence.

Spears AndrewCaptain Andrew Spears is the Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division. He supervises both the Criminal Investigations Divisions and Special Investigations Unit. He has been with the Sandy Springs Police Department since November 2006. He began his career in 2001 with the Fulton County Police Department’s South Precinct. His assignments have included Uniform Patrol, Special Investigations, Criminal Investigations, and Honor Guard. Captain Spears is a graduate of Penn State University and the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute. He was also a member of the 27th GILEE Delegation (Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange) to Israel.


Captain Spears can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-3302

Williams JMSergeant Jon M. Williams is assigned as a supervisor to the Criminal Investigation Division of the Sandy Springs Police Department. He currently supervises Detectives who have the task of investigating all types of crimes. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned his Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology. After serving 3 years with the DeKalb County Police Department, he joined the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2006 as one of the inaugural members. Sergeant Williams patrolled Sandy Springs for 4 years while becoming a Field Training Officer and a Crime Scene Technician. He then spent the next 7 years as a Detective until he was promoted to Sergeant in 2017.

Sergeant Williams can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-3296.
McGowan MSergeant Marc P. McGowan is assigned as a supervisor to the Criminal Investigations Division, where he supervises and manages cases under investigation by the Sandy Springs Police Department. He joined the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2010 and has over 25 years of law enforcement experience.

Before joining the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sergeant McGowan served with the Fulton County and Henry County Police Departments. His experience includes Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Field Training Officer, and Community Policing. He is also a member of the North Metro Crisis Negotiations Team. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2016

Sergeant McGowan can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-2565.


Special Investigations Unit (SIU)Grow House

The Special Investigations Unit is part of the Criminal Investigations Division. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is responsible for investigating narcotics and vice-related complaints. SIU has investigators assigned to federal task forces, in addition to working local area narcotics and vice crimes.

If you have a tip relating to a vice or drug complaint please contact the Sandy Springs Tip Line at 770-551-3300 or follow the link for more information on how to report a tip.

 



 

Sandy Springs Police Department
7840 Roswell Road, Suite 301
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

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