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Accreditation assessment team invites public to comment on FDLE

3/23/2015
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be visiting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on April 20 – April 23, 2015 to examine all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.  As part of the assessment, agency personnel and members of the community are invited to offer comments. Comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.
                                                                                               
Telephone
 
Individuals may call (855) 901-5393 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
 
In person
 
A public information session will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  The session will be conducted at FDLE headquarters, 2331 Phillips Road, Tallahassee, Fla.
 
Written
 
Written comments can be made to: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, 20155 or www.calea.org.
 
FDLE must comply with 484 standards to maintain accredited status.  Since becoming accredited in 1990, the department has undergone rigorous inspections to ensure compliance with national standards for police agencies.  This process provides confidence for department management and the public that FDLE achieves and maintains high standards.
 
FDLE’s CALEA program manager is Vincent Dauro.  The assessors are Director Robert Stack, Lexington Division of Enhanced 9-1-1, Team Leader, and Special Agent in Charge Marion T. Vandergrift, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.
 
Once the assessors complete their review, they report back to the full Commission which determines accreditation for a three year period.
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Samantha Andrews or Steve Arthur
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001