Fulton County Police Department Awarded State Certification from the Georgia Chiefs of Police | Print |
The Fulton County Police Department is one of 100 departments out of 700 in the state to receive certification

On Wednesday, November 5, 2010 the Georgia Chiefs of Police presented the Fulton County Police Department with its State Certification for meeting more than 100 professional police standards.   The award was presented to the police department during the Fulton County Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Fulton County Police Department met 118 standards set forth by the Georgia Chiefs of Police.  The standards cover eight critical areas essential to effective law enforcement and provide a blueprint for professional law enforcement to follow.  There are more than 700 law enforcement agencies in Georgia and fewer than 100 of those agencies have achieved this status.

“It is an honor to accept this state certification.  We strive and will continue to work to meet or exceed the expectations set to receive this recognition because we know it truly helps us to better serve the residents we protect everyday,” said Police Chief Cassandra Jones.

Fulton County Commissioners looked on as Chief Cassandra Jones, Captain Darryl Halbert, Certification Manager and Detective Melissa Parker, Assistant Certification Manager were presented plaques for their dedication toward ensuring that Fulton County Police met best practices.

Fulton County Commission Chairman John H. Eaves and Vice Chairman William “Bill” Edwards both thanked the Fulton County Police Department for their dedication to the citizens of South Fulton and for putting their lives on the line daily to ensure the safety and better quality of life for the residents they serve.

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