North Metro S.W.A.T.

The North Metro SWAT Team was founded in 2009. This Special Weapons and Tactics team consists of officers from the Sandy Springs Police Department, Dunwoody Police Department, Johns Creek Police Department, and Brookhaven Police Department. With the combined strength of four cities, the North Metro SWAT team allows for swift and complete response to tactical situations as well as high-risk warrant response to over 280,000 citizens. The North Metro SWAT officers have a working knowledge of each city through extensive combined training which averages 16 hours per month. The North Metro SWAT Team also includes Tactical Medics along with a Crisis Negotiation Team and Logistics team comprised of officers from each of the four cities. Equipped with specialized training and equipment, the North Metro SWAT can respond to:

  • Hostage Rescues
  • Service of high-risk arrest and search warrants
  • Barricaded suspects
  • Engagement of heavily armed criminals
  • Dignitary protection
  • Active assailant incidents