Accreditation team seeks comment on 911 provider



JOHNS CREEK, GA. – The Chattahoochee River 911 Authority (ChatComm) is seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), Communications Accreditation.

Members of the community and employees of the City of Johns Creek are invited to offer comments by phone at 404-843-6615 on Monday, July 21, between 1 and 3 p.m.

Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address ChatComm’s ability to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the standards is available at ChatComm. For more information, call Michelle Allen, 404-843-6600.

Written comments about ChatComm’s ability to meet the standards for Communications accreditation should be sent to: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd. Suite 320, Gainesville, Va. 20155; or be emailed to

The assessors are: Mr. Andrew D’Eramo, Retired Director of the Lewiston-Auburn 911 center, Lewiston, ME and Ms. Debbie Gailbreath of the Sarasota County Sheriff’s department, Sarasota, FL.

CALEA's accreditation program requires a Communications Center to comply with 218 applicable state-of-the art standards in three basic areas: policy and procedures, administration and operations.

Established in 1979 by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, the National Sheriffs' Association, and the Police Executive Research Forum, CALEA is recognized internationally as the key credentialing authority for law enforcement agencies.

For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. please write the Commission at 13575 Heathcote Blvd. Suite 320, Gainesville, Va. 20155; or call (703) 352-4225 or

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