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GPTC Law Enforcement Academy first in Georgia to receive CALEA accreditation

Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Jabari Simama, left, and GPTC Law Enforcement Academy director Harry McCann Jr. celebrate GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy receiving accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies on Tuesday. GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy is the first agency of its kind in the state of Georgia to receive CALEA accreditation, which is considered the gold standard in public safety accreditation. (Staff photo: Ryan McKenzie)

Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Jabari Simama, left, and GPTC Law Enforcement Academy director Harry McCann Jr. celebrate GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy receiving accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies on Tuesday. GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy is the first agency of its kind in the state of Georgia to receive CALEA accreditation, which is considered the gold standard in public safety accreditation. (Staff photo: Ryan McKenzie)

Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Jabari Simama, left, and GPTC Law Enforcement Academy director Harry McCann Jr. celebrate GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy receiving accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies on Tuesday. GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy is the first agency of its kind in the state of Georgia to receive CALEA accreditation, which is considered the gold standard in public safety accreditation. (Staff photo: Ryan McKenzie)

District 43 State Sen. Ronald B. Ramsey Sr. remarks on GPTC’s Law Enforcement Academy receiving accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. (Staff photo: Ryan McKenzie)

By Ryan McKenzie