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The City of Johns Creek publishes its public notices in the Johns Creek Herald, a weekly print newspaper and the City's approved legal organ. They are also published online in the Herald's listing of Legal Ads and in the home page scroller on this website.
When timing necessitates, Johns Creek public notices are also published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a daily print and online publication.
The City Clerk's office is responsible for the placing of Public Notices.
Johns Creek Police Department's on-site assessment for CALEA accreditation program
The Johns Creek Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve advanced 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 standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations and support services.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Tuesday March 22, 2016 at 6 p.m. The session will be conducted in the court room of the Johns Creek Police Department Headquarters located at 11445 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097.
Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 678-474-1545 on Sunday, March 20, 2016, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.
Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. CALEA standards are available at the Johns Creek Police Department Headquarters. Local contact is Commander Cheri Akselsen – 678-474-1575.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Johns Creek Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for advanced accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd. Suite 320, Gainesville, VA, 20155 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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