CHESTERFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
April 2-5, 2018
CHESTERFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS RENEWAL
OF THEIR INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION
On April 2, 2018 the Chesterfield Police Department will seek its fifth reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is a three year process during which the police department must adhere to strict international guidelines of policing and organizational practices. In early April Team Leader Chief Vincent Line of the Arapahoe County, CO. Sheriff's Office and Assessor Laura Saunders of the Burlington, NC. Police Department, will arrive in Chesterfield to review policies and examine procedures to verify compliance with internationally set standards.
There will also be an opportunity for citizens to contact these assessors and offer comments regarding the Police Departments efforts in retaining their internationally recognized status during this review period. On Tuesday April 3rd at 5:00 p.m. there will be an open public hearing in the City of Chesterfield Council Chambers, located at 690 Chesterfield Parkway West, where citizens will have the opportunity to voice their opinions about the Police Department and their efforts in retaining accredited status. Additionally on Tuesday April 3rd from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. a dedicated phone line is available for the public to contact the Assessors. They can be reached by calling the Chesterfield Police dedicated line 636-537-6745. Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Chesterfield Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320 Gainesville, Virginia 20155