HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton Police Department is scheduled for a re-accreditation On-Site Assessment by an Accreditation Team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) on January 8 - 10, 2012.
The purpose of the On-Site is to re-examine the Hamilton Police Department and our compliance to 177 professional standards of Law Enforcement. The Hamilton Police Department obtained initial accreditation in 1990.
The assessors are the Team Leader, Chief Jay Murphy, of Cape Coral, FL, and Assessor, Commander Keith Briggs, of Elk Grove, IL.
The CALEA Accreditation program requires police agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in areas including Policy and Procedures, Organizational Management, Law Enforcement Operations and Support Services.
As part of the On-Site Assessment, agency and community members are invited to offer comments at a public information session to be held in the Hamilton Police