CALEA to review Albemarle Police

Published 10:56 am Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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The Albemarle Police Department will have a team of assessors from the Commission Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) on Monday to examine aspects of the organization’s policy and procedures, management, operations and support services.

The purpose of the assessment is to ensure Albemarle Police Department complies with more than 400 standards from CALEA in order to gain accredited status.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the public are invited to offer comments to the assessment team during a public information session. The event will be held at 6 p.m. March 3 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 144 N. 2nd St., Albemarle.

Anyone unable to attend the public information session may address the assessors by calling 704-984-9514 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 3. Comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. Persons wishing to offer written comments about the police department’s ability to meet the standards for accreditation are requested to write the Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155, or call 703-352-4225.

For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. visit For more on the Albemarle Police Department’s accreditation process, contact Accreditation Manager David A. Hunt at 704-984-9519.