Public Input Session About Garner PD Slated For Oct. 13

Event Is Part of CALEA Assessment Process

As part of the CALEA assessment taking place Oct. 12-14th, Garner Police Department personnel and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public input session on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. The session will be conducted in the Garner Town Hall Council Chambers, located at 900 7th Ave., Garner, NC 27529.  The public input session will conclude when there are no remaining speakers.

Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, the public input session is restricted to those who would like to speak to assessors. If you wish to speak at the public input session, please enter the main entrance of Garner Town Hall and proceed to the Council Chambers on the first floor. Masks will be required while social distancing but may be removed while speaking to assessors.

Police Department personnel and the public also are invited to offer comments through a public phone-in session on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The public may call (984) 233-2511 to offer comments directly to the Assessment Team. All calls are unscreened and unrecorded.

Appearances at the public input session as well as telephone comments are limited to five minutes and must address the Garner Police Department’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. If the public has questions regarding the specific standards or standard topics, they may contact Accreditation Manager Dana Clay at (919) 772-8810 or via email at

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Garner Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320, Gainesville, VA, 20155 or email comments to