The SSPD Public Information Unit provides departmental information to the public through various media sources. This includes television, radio, online sources, e-mail alerts, and the SSPD website. The office is responsible for up-to-date information affecting Sandy Springs and surrounding communities.
The public information officer (PIO) provides media releases and on-site assistance to media in incidents and events that occur in Sandy Springs. This includes traffic accidents, crime related incidents, and other events of public concern. In addition, the PIO provides department information regarding programs, departmental news, and other information to keep the public informed.