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Posted on: March 21, 2017



For Immediate Release
Date: March 21, 2017



The Miramar Police Department has scheduled an on-site assessment as part of a program to maintain 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 employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on April 4th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The session will be conducted at the City of Miramar West District Substation 2811 SW 186th Ave., Miramar, FL 33029.

Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 954-602-4329 on April 4, 2017 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  Comments will be taken by the assessment team.

Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards.  Information regarding specific standards is available by contacting Accreditation Manager Kim Morrow-Lopez 954-602-4033.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Miramar Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 10306  Eaton Place, Suite 320, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-2201.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate should contact the City Clerk at (954) 602-3011, at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodations.



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