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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment Nov. 7

Post Date:10/06/2017 1:48 p.m.

CALEA logoAgency personnel and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on November 7, 2017 at 4 p.m. The session will be conducted in the Police Training Rooms at 2255 W. Berry Ave., Littleton, CO 80120. If an individual cannot speak at the public information session, but would still like to provide comments to the assessment team, he/she may call 303-734-8284 on Tuesday, November 7, from 1-3 p.m.

“A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) will arrive at the Littleton Police Department (LPD) on November 6, 2017 to examine all aspects of the LPD policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services,” Chief Douglas Stephens announced. “Verification by the accreditation team that LPD meets the commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to maintain accreditation – a highly prized recognition of public safety professional excellence,” Chief Stephens said. The LPD has been accredited since 2006.

Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session area are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards.

Persons wishing to offer written comments about the LPD’s ability to meet the CALEA standards for accreditation are requested to write: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc., 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Ste. 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155.

Accreditation is for three years, during which the agency must submit annual reports attesting to continued compliance with those standards under which it was initially accredited.

For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Laws Enforcement Agencies, Inc., write to the Commission at 13575 Heathcote Blvd. Ste. 320, Gainesville, VA, 20155, or call 703-352-4225 or email calea@calea.org.

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