Welcome to GastoniaPD.org
The Official Website for the Gastonia Police Department
Location: 200 East Long Avenue, Gastonia, NC 28052
(P.O. Box 1748 Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.6702 (front desk)
Our Mission: Protect, Serve, and Enhance the Quality of Life for All
The Gastonia Police Department, in partnership with the Gaston County Police Department and Gaston County Sheriff’s Office, is requesting funding in the amount of $59,967.00 from the Department of Justice, 2013 Justice Assistance Grant. The funds will be distributed as follows: The Gastonia Police Department will receive $35,316.75 to purchase in-car digital cameras; the Gaston County Police Department will receive $ 9,658.50 to purchase State approved speed detection devices; and the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office will receive $14,991.75 to upgrade their cameras system in their detention facility. Should anyone have any questions or concerns regarding this request, please feel free to contact Amanda Neese at email@example.com.
On Monday, March 24, 2014, a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive to examine Gastonia Police Department's compliance with 480 law enforcement standards. The assessment is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation, a highly prized recognition of professional excellence. As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments about the GPD's ability to meet the standards for accreditation in one of three ways:
1) At a public information session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the GPD Community Room, 200 East Long Ave., Gastonia. Appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards.;
2) By telephone at (704) 718-2850 between the hours of 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26. Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards; or
3) By submitting written comments to: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030-2215.
For a list of CALEA standards please click here. For more information you may contact CALEA at (800) 368-3757 or (703) 352-4225.