Accreditation team invites public comment about FDLE


For Immediate Release

September 24, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive October 27, 2021 to examine all aspects of FDLE’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. FDLE must comply with numerous standards in order to receive accredited status. Many of the standards are critical to life, health and safety issues, and include best practices. Accreditation is a voluntary process.
As part of the assessment, agency members and the general public are invited to offer comments to the assessment team. A copy of the standards manual is available on the CFA website at under the standards tab.
Questions or comments can be made in writing or via email.
In writing:
CFA, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302
The assessors will review written materials, interview individuals and visit offices and other areas where compliance can be observed.
Once the Commission’s assessors complete their review of the agency, they report to the full Commission, which then determines if the agency receives reaccredited status. FDLE’s accreditation is valid for three years.
For Further Information Contact:
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.