815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043


The Huntsville Police Department Receives
 Sixth Accreditation Award


Huntsville, Alabama (August 21, 2013) Huntsville Police Chief Lewis Morris announced today that the Department has received its sixth accreditation award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). For its continued standard of excellence, the Huntsville Police Department was awarded the Certificate of Advanced Meritorious Accreditation.  This award is presented to agencies that have been successfully accredited for 15 continuous years or longer.  In our most recent accreditation assessment, the Huntsville Police Department was found to be in full compliance with all 371 standards that were applicable to the agency.


Our Department is one of the few agencies in the state of Alabama to be accredited by C.A.L.E.A and join an elite group of agencies who have achieved this accomplishment nationally.


Chief Lewis Morris would like to extend congratulations to his department for all of their hard work and efforts in successfully achieving this important milestone.   “Our success is due to the hard work of our employees and the Accreditation team,” stated Chief Lewis Morris.