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Clarksville Police Department to undergo on-site reaccreditation assessment starting March 21st


Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In a continuing quest for law enforcement excellence, the Clarksville Police Department is scheduled for an on-site reaccreditation assessment during the week of March 21st, 2016, to verify that the department meets the state-of –the-art professional standards.

The assessment is part of a voluntary program administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The accreditation program requires agencies to comply in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.

Law Enforcement Accreditation

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016, at 5:00pm. The session will be conducted at the City Council Chambers located at 106 Public Square.

Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 931.614.5743 on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016, between the hours of 1:00pm and 3:00pm. 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’s standards. A copy of the standards is available at 135 Commerce Street in the Chief of Police’s Office. Local contact is Sergeant Charles Gill at 931.648.0656 ext. 5232.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Clarksville 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.




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