The City of Norcross Police Department was first accredited in 1997. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies
(CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with 480
state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures,
administration, operations and support services.
years, the department must undergo an on-site assessment as part of its
effort to maintain its international accreditation. This process
verifies that the department continues to meet specifically defined
Agencies that display exceptional
performance during their on-site evaluations are eligible to receive the
CALEA Flagship Award. The Norcross Police Department was awarded
Flagship status in 2007 and 2010.