The Lebanon Division of Police is an internationally accredited agency. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. sets standards that must be met in order to achieve this prestigious award. The Police Division was the 11th police agency nationally, to be CALEA certified in 1987.
The CALEA Accreditation programs provide public safety agencies with an opportunity to voluntarily meet an established set of professional standards, which require
Comprehensive and uniform written directives that clearly define authority, performance, and responsibilities
Reports and analyses to make fact-based and informed management decisions.
Preparedness to address natural or man-made critical incidents
Community relationship-building and maintenance
Independent review by subject matter experts
Continuous pursuit of excellence through annual reviews and other assessment measures
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Anyone wishing to provide comments regarding our agency's compliance with CALEA standards, engagement in the service community, delivery of public safety services, and overall candidacy for accredited status, may provide comments to CALEA through the following Public Comment Portal:
CALEA ACCREDITATION PUBLIC COMMENT PORTAL
These comments can be in the form of commendations or concerns. The overall intent of the accreditation process is to provide our agency with information to support continuous improvement, as well as foster the pursuit of professional excellence.
IMPORTANT: CALEA is not an investigatory body and subsequently the public portal should not be used to submit information for such purposes. Additionally, there will be no response other than acknowledgment of submissions; however, the information will be considered in context to its relevancy to compliance with standards and the tenets of CALEA® Accreditation.