Clayton County Police Department Special Operations S.M.A.S.H.
(Strategic Measures Against Street Harm) Unit was created in 2011
as a deterrent to street level criminal activity in the county.
The unit operates under the command of Lieutenant Scott Stubbs.
The unit has 10 positions which consist of one Lieutenant, one
Sergeant and eight officers.
Special Operations S.M.A.S.H. Unit is supported by the other divisions
within the department. This cooperation from the other divisions
allows Special Operations S.M.A.S.H. to complete complicated personnel
intensive missions, details and investigations. The Special Operations
S.M.A.S.H. Unit reports directly to the Commander of the Criminal
Investigations Division. Special Operations S.M.A.S.H. Unit area
of responsibility within the Police Department is, but not limited
to, investigating street level drug crimes, gangs, Homeland Security,
Presidential and other executive protection details, vice and
prostitution crimes, asset forfeiture, special events, executing
arrest and search warrants, intelligence, and assisting the S.W.A.T
Team. The unit acts upon crime analysis information to interrupt
local crime trends. Officer’s work days and work hours are subject
to change as needed by the department. Officers are deployed in
uniform or plain clothes capacity.
The Special Operations S.M.A.S.H. Unit is fortunate to have established
professional working relationships with the United States Bureau
of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the United
States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Federal Bureau
of Investigation (FBI), the United States Marshals Office, the
Office of Homeland Security, the United States Secret Service,
the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and other state and local
Together we are the difference.