Sheriffs office invites public comments in accreditation process

first_imgVancouver – Community members are invited to contribute their comments and feedback on the Clark County Sheriff’s Office on June 13 as part of the office’s accreditation process.A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies will review the sheriff’s office’s policies, procedures, management, operation and support services.The sheriff’s office will have to show its compliance with 386 applicable standards in order to maintain accredited status. Accreditation lasts for three years, during which time an agency must submit annual reports showing continued compliance with the standards.As part of the review, agency staff and community members are welcome to offer comment at a public information session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13 in the County Council Hearing Room in the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St.Those who can’t make it can call 360-397-2417 from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday. The sheriff’s office asked callers and comment-makers to limit their input to 10 minutes, and to ensure they address the office’s ability to comply with the accreditation standards. Those standards are available for review at the sheriff’s office.last_img

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