Information about Sandy Springs, Georgia:

Sandy Springs, Georgia is in northern Fulton County, Georgia and is considered to be part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. In the 2010 census, the population was 93,853 but estimates in 2016 put the population at 105,703. Interestingly, the town was incorporated in December of 2005, so it is a relatively new town.

In 2017, Sandy Springs ranked #23 of 228 of the “Best Cities to Live in America,” #23 of 228 of the “Best Cities to Raise a Family,” “#45 of 228 of the “Healthiest Cities in America,” #17 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in America,” #33 of 110 of the “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #17 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in the Atlanta Area,” #37 of 275 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in the Atlanta Area,” and #5 of 13 of “Places with the Best Public Schools in Fulton County.”

The livability index in Sandy Springs, Georgia is 80, far higher than the U.S. average of 66 or the state of Georgia average of 67.

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The Mayor of Sandy Springs, Georgia is Mayor Rusty Paul who has been Mayor since 2013. He can be reached at rpaul@sandyspringsga.gov.

Sandy Springs City Hall
7840 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
770-730-5600

Crime in Sandy Springs, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Sandy Springs, Georgia was 168.8 compared to the American average of 261.6. There were 2,473 total crimes per 100,000 residents in Sandy Springs, a rate lower than the average in Georgia of 3,402 per 100,000 residents and only a bit higher than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people. The violent crime rate was 109 violent crimes per 100,000 people in Sandy Springs. This rate is lower than both the average in the state of Georgia, with 398 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens, and lower than the average nationally of 386 violent crimes per 100,000 people in America. The violent crime rate in Sandy Springs is 73% lower than the Georgia average and 72% lower than the average than the average in America.

Regarding property crimes, there were 2,635 property crimes in Sandy Spring for every 100,000 citizens. The state average is 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 residents while the average in America is 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

The overall crime rate in Sandy Springs, Georgia is 3% lower than the average and Sandy Springs, Georgia and the city is safer than 52% cities in America. You have a 1 in 37 chance of being a victim in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The number of total year over year crimes in Sandy Springs has increased by 8%.

As of January 2018 there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The ratio of residents of Sandy Springs to the number of sex offender is 5,523 to 1 which is a much larger ratio than the state of Georgia average.

Sandy Springs, Georgia Police Department Address:

The Sandy Springs Police Department is in the same building as Sandy Springs City Hall:

Sandy Springs Police Department
7840 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Non-emergency: 770-551-6900
Emergency: 911

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The Chief of Police of the Sandy Springs Police Department is Chief Kenneth DiSimone. He can be reached at 770-551-6910.

Sandy Springs is divided into two precincts: north and south.

The commander of the North District is Captain Michael Lindstrom. He can be contacted by E-Mail or by phone at 770-551-6958.

The commander of the South District is Captain John Mullin. He can be contacted by E-Mail or by phone at 770-551-6952.

In 2016, there were 144 full-time law enforcement employees, 126 of whom were police officers, making the ratio of officers to residents 1.18 officers for every 1,000 residents in Sandy Springs. This is a lower ratio than the Georgia average of 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

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The Sheriff of Fulton County is Sheriff Theodore Jackson.

Fulton County Justice Center Tower
Administrative Offices
185 Central Ave. SW
9th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-612-5100

Fulton County Jail
901 Rice Street
Atlanta, GA 90318
404-613-2000

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