|Captain Jim Fraker currently serves as the Commander of the Office of Professional Standards. He is responsible for managing the areas of Recruiting, Background Investigations, Property and Evidence, Certification, Staff Inspections, Training, and Court Security.
Captain Fraker has served with the Sandy Springs Police Department since February 2006. As one of the original employees of the Sandy Springs Police Department, he was responsible for helping to develop a budget, purchase supplies and equipment, all phases of the hiring process and implementing a training strategy. Additionally, he was tasked with developing a comprehensive policy manual.
Captain Fraker’s 30-year career in law enforcement began in 1989 with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Police Department. His assignments have included Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Training, Internal Affairs, and Staff Inspections. He spent five years assigned to the FBI as a Task Force Agent on the Joint Terrorism Task Force. Captain Fraker is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Sergeant David Roskind manages the Training Unit which is dedicated to developing the skills, knowledge, and service delivery of sworn and civilian employees. He was one of the founding members of the Sandy Springs Police Task Force and has served with the Sandy Springs Police Department since its inception in 2006.
Staff Inspections Office
The Sandy Springs Police Department has a well-established history of serving the community with professionalism and integrity. To maintain and improve the quality of service the department provides to the community, each employee must accept responsibility for their role in maintaining integrity, quality services, and the highest professional standards. The focus of this office is to assure the department is constantly improving whether it is through State Certification, staff inspections, property control audits, and/or revision of our departmental policies and directives. The Staff Inspections Office demonstrates our commitment to the high standards of excellence when dealing with our employees and the community that we serve.