CALEA - COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, INC.
Has scheduled the Douglas County Sheriffs Office for an On-Site assessment as part of a program to achieve re-accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the art standards in four basic areas; policy and procedures. administration. operations, and support services.
As part of the On-Site assessment, agency empIoyees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a Public Infofmation Session Monday, January 12, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. The session will be conducted at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office - training room at 3601 North 156 Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
If for some reason an individual cannot speak at the Public Information Session, but would still like to provide comments to the Assessment Team, he/she may do so by telephone. The public may call 444-6609 on Monday, January 12, 2009, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Telephone comments, as well as appearances at the Pubic Information Session, are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the standards is available at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Local contact is Policy Coordinator Rob Sofie, 402-444-6664.
Persons wishing to submit written comments about the Douglas County Sheriffs Office's ability to comply with standards lor accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc., (CALEA), 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 100, Fairfax, Virginia 22030.