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Accreditation Team to Assess St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office – Law Enforcement for Continued Accreditation

Accreditation Team to Assess St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office – Law Enforcement for Continued Accreditation

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA), who are composed of law enforcement practitioners from similar sized agencies, will arrive 10 March 2020, to review all aspects of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services through written documentation, and interviews where compliance can be witnessed. The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is required to comply with 115 standards, which are critical to life, health, and safety issues, in order to receive re-accredited status.

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office was initially awarded accreditation status by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA) in 1996 and has been re-accredited 7 times, gaining excelsior status. Attaining re-accreditation for the eighth time will demonstrate the Sheriff’s Office dedication in continuing to meet the highest professional standards for Law Enforcement.

As part of the assessment, agency members and the general public are invited to offer comments to the assessment team. Persons wishing to offer written comments about the re-accreditation can write or email to the following:
Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc.
P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302,

flaccreditation@fdle.state.fl.us

Once the Commission’s assessors complete their review of the agency, they will report back to the full Commission, which will then render a final decision on whether re-accreditation status will be granted. Participation in the accreditation process is voluntary.

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