- Establishing professional standards for law enforcement to meet; and
- Administering a voluntary assessment process by which law enforcement departments can be recognized for meeting best practices.
Benefits of Certification
- Ensures sustainable solutions for agencies as they build strong relationships with their communities.
- Builds a foundation of solutions and tools for any agency.
- Provides law enforcement with the resources they need to build and sustain a healthy police culture.
- Provides a basis for an agency to judge its performance and enhance operations.
- Promotes consistency in application of policies which helps to promote public confidence.
Standards are also effective risk management tools for potentially preventing and reducing loss in professional liability claims.