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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 ScottScott Levy is currently operating as an interim Captain and Commander of the Special Operations Division.  Captain Levy, a native New Yorker, began his law enforcement career in 1990 with the Cobb County Police Department and is an original member of the Sandy Springs Police Department.  During his over 30 year career, his assignments have included Uniform Patrol, Training, Criminal Investigations, Traffic Enforcement, Motorcycle Operations, and S.W.A.T.

Captain 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.

 

Romero D SgtSergeant David G. Romero is currently assigned to the Special Operations Division as a Street Crimes Unit Supervisor. Sergeant Romero began his law enforcement career on March 1, 2000, with the Fulton County Police Department. Sergeant Romero is one of the original officers that started in July 2006. During his 20 year career, his assignments have included Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Special Operations. He is currently the Crisis Negotiations Commander for two Crisis Negotiations Teams assigned to the North Metro S.W.A.T. Unit.

Sergeant Romero can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or phone at 770-551-6959.

 


Traffic Unit

 

Smith JP SgtSergeant John P Smith is a supervisor in the Traffic Division. He began his career at the Sandy Springs Police Department in February 2010, after having previously worked at the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Investigator. In 2018, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant JP Smith has served the citizens of Sandy Springs as a Uniform Patrol Sergeant and Field Training Officer. His educational background includes a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Ashworth College, where he graduated with honors. Sergeant JP. Smith is also a decorated United States Air Force Veteran, where he served his country for eight years, and his military service included multiple tours of duty.

Sergeant JP Smith can be reached via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 770-551-9544


 K-9 Unit

Johnson RSergeant Ronald Johnson is currently assigned to the K-9 Unit as the supervisor. He started his police career with the City of Statesboro Police Department. He then worked for the Fulton County Police Department for ten years before joining the Sandy Springs Police Department. His previous assignments include North Metro SWAT, Street Crimes Unit, and as a South District Patrol Sergeant. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University. He is the lead instructor for the department’s Women Self Defense Class.

Sergeant Johnson can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-6941

 


Bike Patrol Unit

Rausch ASergeant A. Rausch is the supervisor of the Sandy Springs Bike Unit. Along with Sgt. N. Smith, he supervises six bike officers, who together patrol the downtown area of Sandy Springs. Sgt. Rausch is also commander over the Sandy Springs Police Swift water Rescue team. He began his career at the Sandy Springs in July 2006 after having previously worked at the Fulton County Police Department. In 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to evening watch patrol. In addition to patrol duties, he has served as a deputy district commander and as a community coordinator. Additionally, Sgt. Rausch supervised the Criminal Investigations unit for several years. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology.

Sergeant Rausch can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 770-551-3305

 

 
 

 

Smith N Sgt

Sergeant Nick Smith is a supervisor for the Bicycle Unit responsible for patrolling the City Springs District. Sgt. Smith has been with the Sandy Springs Police Department since its inception in 2006 and is one of the original 86 officers. His past assignments include Patrol, Criminal Investigations Division, and Background & Recruiting. Sgt. Smith has a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Brockport and is a certified instructor from the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA). Additionally, Sgt. Smith is the Assitant Commander of the Quick Response Force (QRF) team, a multi-functional unit composed of Sandy Springs Police Officers as well as Tactical Medics from the Sandy Springs Fire Department. 

Sgt. Smith can be contacted via e-mail or phone at 770-554-6924.

 

  

 

 

 

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

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