Keith Zgonc is Deputy Chief of Police. As second in command to Chief of Police Ken DeSimone, Deputy Chief Zgonc manages the operations and administrative functions of the department. Deputy Chief Zgonc has served with the Sandy Springs Police since the department’s inception in 2006. As one of the founding members of this highly-regarded public safety department, he was part of the team that established their core values of community policing. This effort included enforcing the city’s new ordinances and putting more patrol officers on the streets creating a more visible and accessible police force for the citizens.
His 25-year career in law enforcement began in 1991 with the City of Smyrna Police Department. His assignments have included uniform patrol, community policing, media relations, investigation, training and communications. Zgonc is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the FBI National Academy. He currently sits on the Academy’s Georgia Chapter Executive Board.