Sandy Springs City Manager John McDonough, front right, swears in Kenneth DeSimone as the city's new Police Chief. In the Background, left to right, are Councilwoman Dianne Fries, Councilman Gabriel Sterling, Councilman Tibby DeJulio, and members of the Sandy Springs Police Department.
Sandy Springs City Manager John McDonough, front right, swears in Kenneth DeSimone as the city’s new Police Chief. In the Background, left to right, are Councilwoman Dianne Fries, Councilman Gabriel Sterling, Councilman Tibby DeJulio, Councilwoman Karen Meinzen-McEnerny and members of the Sandy Springs Police Department.

It’s official: Sandy Springs has a new police chief and a new director of public safety.

Sandy Springs residents already know their names.

During the April 2 City Council meeting, City Manager John McDonough officially swore in Terry Sult as the city’s new Director of Public Safety and swore-in Kenneth DeSimone as the city’s new Chief of Police.

Sandy Springs City Manger John McDonough, front right, swears in Police Chief Terry Sult, front left, as the city’s new Director of Public Safety. In the Background, left to right, are Mayor Eva Galambos, Councilwoman Dianne Fries, Councilman Gabriel Sterling, Councilman Tibby DeJulio,  Councilwoman Karen Meinzen-McEnerny and members of the Sandy Springs Police Department.

Sult, the former chief, is moving into a newly-created position that will put him in charge of both the police and fire departments. DeSimone was promoted from deputy chief of police.

For more about the backgrounds of Sult and DeSimone, click here. DeSimone’s name had been mentioned as a candidate to become the newly-created city of Brookhaven’s first police chief.