Intelligence and Technology Division

The Sandy Springs Police Department’s Intelligence and Technology Division comprises the Criminal Intelligence Unit, the Technology and Crime Scene Investigation Unit, the Records Unit , and the GCIC Unit.

Micah Patrick is the Director of the Intelligence and Technology Division. Mrs. Patrick oversees the Criminal Intelligence Unit, the Technology and Crime Scene Investigation Unit, the Records Unit, and the GCIC Unit. She began her career with the City of Sandy Springs in September 2011 and served as the CIU Manager before being named Interim Director. Previously, she worked as a Crime Analyst for the Marietta Police Department for nearly six years. Mrs. Patrick graduated from Norwich University in 2010 with a Master of Arts in Diplomacy and holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Kennesaw State University. Mrs. Patrick is a graduate of Leadership Sandy Springs – Class of 2019.

Micah Patrick can be contacted via e-mail or phone at 770-551-6914.

Micah Patrick

Criminal Intelligence Unit

The Criminal Intelligence Unit is responsible for the identification of crime trends, series, and patterns for the deployment of resources. The unit also utilizes data analysis and statistics to determine hot spots and provide link analysis and case assistance for investigations. In addition to in-house statistical analysis, Sandy Springs Police also partners with CityProtect for real-time crime analysis information to the public.

Jason McCabe is currently assigned as the Manager of the Criminal Intelligence Unit. He began his career with the City of Sandy Springs in September 2014 as a patrol officer after previously working as a patrol officer in Colorado. Mr. McCabe worked as a patrol officer until 2017 when he was transferred to the Street Crimes Unit as a detective. In 2020, Mr. McCabe was transferred to the Criminal Intelligence Unit as a civilian Crime Analyst, where he worked until being named Manager.

Jason McCabe can be contacted via e-mail or phone at 770-551-3329

Jason McCabe

Technology Unit

The Technology Unit it is responsible for overseeing the department-issued technology equipment and applications, including radios, body-worn cameras, in-car cameras and laptops, in addition to implementing and maintaining software applications. The Technology Unit includes Crime Scene Investigators, who are responsible for crime scene investigations, digital forensics, as well as evidence recovery and processing.

Sergeant A. Lazic is currently assigned as the Technology Unit Sergeant. He assists with technology needs in the department and acts as a liaison between the police department, the I.T. Department, and technology vendors. In addition, Sgt. Lazic oversees technical projects, including body cameras, dash cameras, license plate readers, RMS, laptops, mobile, and portable radios. Sgt. Lazic began his law enforcement career with the Fulton County Police Department in 2009. He started with the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2015. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2018 and was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division. The department created a Technology Innovation position in 2019, and Sgt. Lazic was assigned to this newly created position. Sgt. Lazic received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Saint Leo University.

Sgt. Lazic can be contacted via e-mail or phone at 770-551-6943.

Sergeant A. Lazic

Records Unit

The Records Unit includes both Records and Permits. Records is responsible for the dissemination of police reports, overseeing the department’s Records Management System (RMS), and completing open records requests. Permits is responsible for permit applications and fingerprints.

Maisha Hammond is the Records Unit Supervisor. She began her career in Law Enforcement with the Gwinnett County Police Department. She held the positions of 911 Communications Officer and Records Clerk in 2015, after relocating from New York City. Ms. Hammond joined the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2017 and worked in both Records and Permits before taking the position of Records Supervisor. Prior working in Law Enforcement, Ms. Hammond was employed by JP Morgan Chase for 12 years.

Maisha Hammond can be contacted via e-mail or phone at 770-551-6901.

Maisha Hammond

Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) Unit

The Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) Unit is responsible for maintaining Georgia Crime Information Center records and training.

Candace Wright is the GCIC TAC. Ms. Wright began her career at Glynn/Brunswick E911 in 2011 as a 911 Emergency Dispatcher. There she gained knowledge of how to operate GCIC/NCIC systems. Candace then moved to Henry County in 2012 where she continued to expand her knowledge. After working for Henry County E911 for 2 years, she accepted a GCIC Specialist position with the Sandy Springs Police Department. While working at the Sandy Springs Police Department, she has held the position of Assistant TAC and was later promoted to the Agency TAC/Supervisor of GCI

Candace Wright can be contacted via e-mail or phone at 770-551-6902.

Candace Wright