COLLEGE STATION A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) examined all aspects of the College Station Police Department policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services, in August of this year. The assessment team commended the Department for its commitment and organizational dedication to the spirit and values associated with the accreditation process.
On Saturday, November 16, 2013 the College Station Police Department was awarded accredited status for the seventh time. The agency was also given the “Accreditation with Excellence” designation. This designation further recognizes the agency for its effective use of accreditation as a model for the delivery of enhanced public safety services and management professionalism. The Department was initially accredited in 1991.
The College Station Police Department was in compliance with 330 mandatory and 68 non-mandatory of the 481 published standards. Chief Jeff Capps said “the accreditation process provides the structure and sets the standards for law enforcement to be prepared and up to date with industry trends and technology. Our personnel are dedicated to ensuring we provide our community with outstanding service through best practices in our profession.”