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The Huntersville Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) Accreditation Process to achieve re-accreditation by verifying it meets more than 400 professional law enforcement standards. 

Administered by CALEA, the accreditation program requires law enforcement agencies to comply with national best practices and professional standards in nine areas of law enforcement: Role, responsibilities and relationships with other agencies; organization, management and administration, personnel structure, personnel procedure, operations, operational support, traffic operations, prisoner and court related activities and auxiliary and technical services.

As part of the on-site assessment, the public is invited to offer comments by calling 704-464-5505 on Monday, June 16, 2014 between 1 PM until 3 PM. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Also, the public is invited to attend a public hearing at the Huntersville Police Department, Monday, June 16, at 5:30 PM to offer comments to the Assessment Team regarding the Department’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.

Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the Huntersville Police Department’s ability to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the standards is available in the Town of Huntersville lobby, located at 101 Huntersville Concord Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 as well as the Huntersville Police Department lobby, located at 9630 Julian Clark Avenue, Huntersville, NC 28078. Local contact person is Police Planner/Accreditation Manager Rachel Laurenson, who can be reached at 704-464-5373 or rlaurenson@huntersville.org. 

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Huntersville Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, 20155.

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