For Immediate Release
Date: March 21,
CALEA ON-SITE NOTICE
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.