Emanuel Women’s Facility one of first facilities to obtain ACA accreditation designation
by Halei Lamb | August 17, 2018 4:22 pm
Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the official accreditation designation of two Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) facilities by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Leadership of Emanuel Women’s Facility (WF) and Montgomery State Prison (SP) presented before the accreditation panel at the 2018 ACA Summer Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week, where the designation was announced.
After two mock audits conducted at each of the two facilities in May, Emanuel WF was granted initial accreditation with a score of 98 percent, and Montgomery SP was granted initial accreditation with a score of 98.5 percent. Each facility was evaluated on 525 standards in the Fourth Edition of the Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions.
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