The Granby Police Department has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) at the commission’s recent conference in Huntsville, Ala. This achievement signifies GPD’s commitment to professional excellence. CALEA accreditation is only awarded after an extensive, comprehensive and voluntary process focusing on the areas of policy, procedure, operations and management. To achieve this accreditation, the GPD had to demonstrate compliance with 189 national standards. CALEA’s Standards for Law Enforcement Agencies and accreditation programs are acknowledged as benchmarks by law enforcement executives and major law enforcement associations.