CALEA offers several awards of recognition and achievement.
Egon Bittner Award
The Egon Bittner Award is presented to Chief Executive Officers who have commanded a CALEA Accredited agency for fifteen or more continuous years.
James V. Cotter Award
The James V. Cotter Award is for Chief Executive Officers who have successfully brought three or more new agencies into CALEA Accredited status.
CALEA Accredited Agencies are recognized for having been CALEA Accredited for 15 or more continuous years.
The Tri-Arc Award is given to the governing body(s) and agencies that have concurrent CALEA accreditation for their law enforcement, public safety communications and public safety training agencies.