Johns Creek Police Department
11360 Lakefield Drive, Johns Creek, GA 30097
678-474-1600 (JCPD Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Other Phone Numbers
- Chief of Police: 678-474-1551
- Community Services: 678-474-1587
- Complaint: 678-474-1600
- Crime Stats: 678-474-1575
- Commendation: 678-474-1569
- Investigations: 678-474-1600
- PIO: 678-314-8625
- Tip Line: 678-474-1610 or e-mail JCPD Tip Line
- Traffic: 678-474-1574
For police records, call 678-474-1600
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To reach a police officer for emergencies or non-emergencies, call 911.
Interim Police Chief
Interim Chief Castro started his law enforcement career in 1997 with the Alpharetta Police Department. He served in Uniform Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations. He was also assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Task Force Officer. In 2004, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He was a member of the Alpharetta SWAT Team from 1998 to 2008, serving as an operator, a team leader, and finally Commander.
Castro was an inaugural member of the Johns Creek Police Department. During his tenure, he has served as Lieutenant over the Uniform Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and the Special Operations Unit. He was promoted to Captain in 2019 and was assigned to the Office of the Chief handling internal affairs and recruitment. In March of 2020, he became Major of the Operations Division which oversees Uniform Patrol, SWAT, and the Special Operations Unit. He also serves as a drone pilot, general instructor, and firearms instructor for the department.
Castro earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Kennesaw State University and a Master of Public Administration from Columbus State University. He attended the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College, Georgia Chief Executive Training Class, and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar. He also holds a Georgia P.O.S.T. Managerial Certificate. Throughout his career, he has earned numerous awards and commendations, including Officer of the Year in 2004 and the Johns Creek Leadership Award in 2010.