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Title: Self-assessment Manual for Agencies Seeking Initial Accreditation
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 67
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
Fairfax, VA 22030
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook provides guidelines for the self-assessment that is a crucial component of the process of initial accreditation for a law enforcement agency.
Abstract: The guidelines are intended to guide the agency in its efforts to comply with applicable standards and to ensure that the agency will be ready to receive the assessors of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies and to facilitate their review. The guidelines are designed for use both by the agency's accreditation manager while managing the program and providing orientation and training for other agency personnel and by agency personnel undertaking self-assessment assignments. Thus, they include discussions of managing the process, of the standards, and of how compliance must be documented. Copies of forms, instructions for completing them, and appended supplementary information are included.
Main Term(s): Police accreditation
Index Term(s): Accreditation standards; Police agencies; Police standards
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