700 Doug Davis Drive
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Hapeville Police Department has fully demonstrated its voluntary commitment to law enforcement excellence by living up to a body of applicable standards deemed essential to the protection of the life, health and safety and rights of the citizens it serves, and having exemplified the best professional practices in the conduct of its responsibilities.
Therefore, upon recommendation of the Joint Review Committee of the State of Georgia Law Enforcement Certification Program, the Hapeville Police Department is recognized as a Certified Law Enforcement Agency for the period of April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2019.
In addition, on April 2, 2016, the Members of the Commission (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)) awarded Hapeville Police Department a Certificate of Advanced Accreditation and is recognized as an accredited law enforcement agency for a period of four years.
International Accreditation and State of Georgia Certification
Achieving Accreditation and Certification represents a significant professional achievement for the agency and its personnel. It acknowledges the implementation of policies and procedures that are conceptually sound and operationally effective.
Some of the benefits of accreditation and certification include:
- Confirmation that agency practices are consistent with progressive professional standards
- Greater operational and administrative effectiveness
- Enhanced understanding of agency policies and practices
- Greater public confidence in the agency
- Recognition in the field of outstanding achievement
- Reduced liability potential
- Greater governmental and community support
The Hapeville Police Department received its initial certification in February 2010 and its initial accreditation in 2016.
For more information on the Accreditation process, visit the CALEA, Inc. website.
For more information the Georgia State Certification process, visit the GACP website.