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Public Notice: Department of Emergency Communications Scheduled for Site-Based Assessment to Achieve CALEA Accreditation

7/20/2021

Metro Nashville Department of Emergency Communications
Accreditation Section
2060 15th Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37212
Office: 615-401-6232
Mobile: 615-946-3861

The Metro Nashville Department of Emergency Communications is scheduled for a site-based assessment as a part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.

Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 615-401-6397 on Tuesday July 27, 2021 between the hours of 2 p.m and 4 p.m. Comments will be taken by the assessment team.

Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.  A copy of the Standards is available by mail or email from the Metro Nashville Department of Emergency Communications. The local contact person is the CALEA Accreditation Manager, Denise Walsh. She can be reached through the contact information listed at the top of this public notice or by email at denise.walsh@nashville.gov.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Metro Nashville Department of Emergency Communications’ ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to:

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA®)
13575 Heathcote Blvd
Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155
or www.calea.org.