Gwinnett County Police Department Receives Prestigious Tri-Arc Award from CALEA

Gwinnett County Police Department Receives Prestigious Tri-Arc Award from CALEA

The Gwinnett County Police Department has been recognized with the esteemed Tri-Arc Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), marking a significant milestone in the department’s history. Since 1993, the department has held accreditation from CALEA, demonstrating its commitment to upholding the highest standards in law enforcement.

In 2021, CALEA bestowed upon the Gwinnett County Police Department two additional accolades: the Communications Accreditation and Training Academy Accreditation awards. These recognitions were instrumental in the department achieving the Tri-Arc Award, making it the first law enforcement agency in Georgia to attain this honor.

The Tri-Arc Award is reserved for agencies that hold concurrent CALEA accreditation for their law enforcement, public safety communications, and public safety training entities. This prestigious acknowledgment underscores the department’s dedication to excellence across multiple facets of public safety services.

CALEA’s mission revolves around enhancing the quality of public safety services by establishing and maintaining professional standards for accreditation programs. The attainment of these certifications is a testament to the leadership, personnel, and community support within the Gwinnett County Police Department.

Maintaining CALEA certifications involves various elements, including providing a public portal for feedback on compliance with accreditation standards, fostering community engagement, delivering public services, and ensuring overall eligibility for accredited status.

The Gwinnett County Police Department remains steadfast in its commitment to serving the community with professionalism, integrity, and compassion. Their mission is to safeguard the lives and property of citizens while enhancing the overall quality of life in the community.

The department values input from the community and encourages individuals to share commendations or concerns regarding any of the CALEA programs, including Law Enforcement, Communications, and Training, through the Accreditation Public Comments portal.