Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Receives CALEA® Award for National Law Enforcement Accreditation

On Saturday, November 15, 2019, under the leadership of Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins, the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office received its First CALEA® Award for National Law Enforcement Accreditation.

By receiving this award, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office became the 4th Sheriff’s Office in the Commonwealth of Virginia to receive the CALEA® National Law Enforcement Accreditation Award, along with the City of Alexandria, the City of Hampton, and Hanover County.

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. Accreditation (CALEA®) programs provide public safety agencies with an opportunity to voluntarily meet an established set of professional standards, which require:

  1. Comprehensive and uniform written directives that clearly define authority, performance, and responsibilities
  2. Reports and analyses to make fact-based and informed management decisions
  3. Preparedness to address natural or man-made critical incidents
  4. Community relationship-building and maintenance
  5. Independent review by subject matter experts
  6. Continuous pursuit of excellence through annual reviews and other assessment measures

 

Culpeper CALEA® Award

Pictured left to right: CALEA® Commission Chair Mr. Anthony B. Purcell, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Accreditation Manager and Training Coordinator Lieutenant Dennis A. Holmes, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy James G. Mack, CALEA® Executive Director Mr. Craig Hartley

 

Culpeper CALEA® Award

Pictured left to right: Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Accreditation Manager and Training Coordinator Lieutenant Dennis A. Holmes, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy James G. Mack

 

Pictured left to right: Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Accreditation Manager and Training Coordinator Lieutenant Dennis A. Holmes, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy James G. Mack

 

To find out more about CALEA®, visit: https://www.calea.org/

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