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Contact Us   |   Non-Emergency: 770.551.6900
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Contact Us
Non-Emergency: 770.551.6900

Emergency Police Service
Dail 911, 24 Hours a Day
, 24 Hours a Day

The Special Operations Unit is comprised of the Street Crimes Unit, Traffic Unit, K-9 Unit, and the Bicycle Unit.

Lindstrom MCaptain Mike Lindstrom is the Special Operations Commander. He started his police career with the Fulton County Police Department and has been with the Sandy Springs Police Department since its inception in 2006. His previous assignments include Community Affairs, Internal Affairs, and Criminal Investigations. Captain Lindstrom is a graduate of the Command College at Columbus State College and the FBI National Academy. He is also a member of the Sandy Springs Rotary Club and a graduate of Leadership Sandy Springs - Class of 2016.

Captain Lindstrom can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or phone at 770-551-6958.


Street Crimes Unit (SCU)

 

Levy ScottSergeant Scott Levy is currently assigned to the Special Operations Division as the supervisor of the Street Crimes Unit. Sergeant Levy, a native New Yorker, began his law enforcement career in 1990 with the Cobb County Police Department. Sergeant Levy is an original officer, starting in July 2006. His assignments during his 28-year career have included Uniform Patrol, Training, Criminal Investigations, Traffic Enforcement, Motorcycle Operations, and S.W.A.T.

Sergeant Levy can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-6946.


Traffic Unit

 

Lapides DavidSergeant David Lapides is currently assigned as the supervisor of the Traffic Unit. He supervises traffic officers during day to day operations, special traffic events, and fatal accident investigations. Sergeant Lapides has served with the department since its inception in 2006. His career in law enforcement began in 1997 with the Fulton County Police Department. His assignments have included Uniform Patrol, DUI Task Force, Accident Investigations, Crisis Negations, and Criminal Investigations. Sergeant Lapides has an Associates of Science in Criminal Justice from Georgia Perimeter College and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Reinhardt College.

Sergeant Lapides can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-6933.

Sheffield TimothySergeant Timothy Sheffield has been in law enforcement for over 25 years. He has served with Sandy Springs Police Department since 2008. He is currently assigned as a supervisor in the Traffic Unit. He supervises Traffic Officers during evening operations, Special Traffic Events, and Fatal Accident Investigations. His background consists of Uniform Patrol, Tactical Operations, Motorcycle Operations, SWAT, Narcotics investigations, and K9. Sergeant Sheffield has an Associates of Science in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern University.

Sergeant Sheffield can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-6918.


 K-9 Unit

Laughman SSergeant Scott Laughman is currently assigned to the K9 Unit. He supervises five K9 officers and is responsible for the administrative duties of the unit. Sergeant Laughman has been in law enforcement for over 22 years. He has served with the Sandy Springs Police Department since its inception in 2006. His background consists of Uniform Patrol, Tactical Operations, Motorcycle Operations, SWAT, Narcotics Investigations, K9, Traffic, and Community Relations. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, is a POST certified firearms instructor, driving instructor, TASER instructor, and possesses both Supervision and Management certificates.

Sergeant Laughman can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-6931.


Bike Patrol Unit

Pietruszka PSergeant Paul Pietruszka is currently assigned to the Bike Patrol Unit. He supervises several Bike Officers who patrol downtown Sandy Springs and the City Springs area by bike and car. Sergeant Pietruszka began his career in 1997 with Fulton County Police Department before joining the Sandy Springs Police Department team as one of the first 86 officers. His assignments have included Uniform Patrol, Bike Patrol, Gang Intelligence, and Mobile Field Force/Quick Response Force Squad Leader. Sergeant Pietruszka holds a degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Georgia.

Sergeant Pietruszka can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-6948.

 
 

 

 

 

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

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Non-Emergency Phone:  770.551.6900

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Public Hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  |  Monday – Friday













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