The Sandy Springs Police Department will host a team of law enforcement professionals from around the country who will assess all aspects of the department’s police operations and management. Members of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) are making the three day-long visit at the end of March as part of a periodic process to determine if the Sandy Springs Police Department meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards to receive its national accreditation.

As part of the on-site assessment, a public information and comment session will be held on Monday, March 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Sandy Springs Municipal Court, 7840 Roswell Road. During the session, Sandy Springs residents and other interested individuals will be encouraged to share their thoughts and opinions on public safety issues and the service provided by Sandy Springs Police.

Those who cannot attend the session but would like to provide comment may do so via telephone on Monday, March 30, from 10:30 a.m. to noon by calling 770-551-3334. Written comments may also be submitted to Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320 Gainesville, VA 22030-2215.

Individual telephone comments, as well as those provided at the public information session, are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the applicable CALEA standards. A copy of the standards is available for review at the Sandy Springs Police Department or by visiting