Explain the reason(s) the agency seeks to become accredited by CALEA. Explain the agency’s and governing board’s commitment to working with the Commission toward accreditation.
Service Population: Please provide a description of the agency’s jurisdiction, including the size of the service population, if applicable. Describe any temporal or seasonal fluctuations in service population.
Agency Personnel: Provide numerical data for categories given. Only include the number of authorized full-time
sworn and non-sworn positions (i.e. those included in your agency budget) assigned to the law enforcement function. Exclude part-time positions, volunteers, or employees assigned to corrections, fire services, or other non-law enforcement related functions.
- Supervisory: Direct authority over line or non-supervisory positions
- Command/Managerial: Direct authority over supervisors
- Executive(s): CEO and direct reports, except as noted in Command
Describe the agency’s plan to complete the initial accreditation process within the initial time period allotted (2 or 3 years depending on program). Identify internal and external resource that will be utilized. Name the agency’s contact person and/or accreditation manager.
Describe the agency’s experience in conducing major projects of a similar nature.
Document both the agency’s and the governing body’s long-term commitment to continuing in the accreditation process after achieving initial accreditation.