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Wilton Manors police department seeking accredidation

The Wilton Manors Police Department (WMPD) is in the process of becoming a State accredited law enforcement agency.  A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive April 13th to examine all aspects of the Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.  WMPD has to comply with approximately 260 standards in order to receive accreditation status (please see CFA website:

As part of the accreditation assessment, agency members and the general public are invited to offer written comments to the assessment team.  Please send any comments to

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3504 Lake Lynda Drive

Suite 380

Orlando, Florida  32817

An accreditation program has long been recognized as a means of maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.  Accreditation is the certification by an independent reviewing authority that an entity has met specific requirements and prescribed standards.  Schools, universities, and hospitals are some of the most well known organizations that are required to maintain accreditation.  Law enforcement agencies in Florida can now attain accredited status through CFA.  This will be the first accreditation for WMPD.  Accreditation is a voluntary process – a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.   Accreditation status is good for three years, at which time an agency can apply for renewal.

The assessment team is composed of law enforcement practitioners from around the State of Florida.  The assessors will review written materials, interview individuals, observe the day to day operations of the Department, and visit offices and other places where compliance can be witnessed.  Once the assessors complete their review of the agency, they report back to the Commission, whose members will then decide if the agency is to receive accreditation status.

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Mar 30 2010. Filed under Broward County, Fire/police, Local news, wilton manors. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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