PUBLIC NOTICE: ACCREDITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT - REMINDER:
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive on Monday, October 24, 2017 to examine all aspects of the Roswell Police Department, 911 Emergency Communications Division’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services.
Verification by the team that Roswell 911 Emergency Communications has met the Commission’s state-of-the art standards is part of a voluntary process to obtain accreditation; a highly prized recognition of law enforcement and communication professional excellence.
The Roswell Police Department, 911 Emergency Communications Division must comply with over 200 standards in order to achieve accreditation status. The assessment team is composed of law enforcement and public safety communications practitioners from similar, but out-of-state agencies. The assessors will review written materials, interview individuals, and visit the 911 Center, agency offices and other places where compliance can be witnessed.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments by telephone. The public may call (770) 640-4182 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.
Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards. For additional information, please contact the Roswell 911’s Communications Director / Accreditation Manager, Melissa Alterio, at (770) 640-4339 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Persons wishing to offer written comments about the Roswell Police 911 Emergency Communication’s ability to meet the standards for re-accreditation are requested to write to: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155. Attention Program Manager Vincent Duaro
Once the Commission’s assessors complete their review of the agency, they report back to the full Commission, which will then decide if the agency is to be granted accreditation status. Accreditation is for three years, during which the agency must submit annual reports attesting continued compliance with those standards, under which it was initially accredited.
For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. please write the Commission at 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155 or call (703) 352-4225 or visit www.CALEA.org