The Fort Lee Police Department is slated for assessment by state commission. Public comments can be submitted by phone or in writing.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Fort Lee Police Department submitted the following Public Notice for publication: The Fort Lee Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of the accreditation process through the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, which is administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with standards that represent the best practices in Law Enforcement. The accreditation process is rigorous and includes a close examination of the agency’s written directive system, operation, and facility. As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments to the accreditation assessors assigned…
The accreditation team also encourages public comment on whether the Fort Lee Police Department is meeting New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police standards, which are available for review at the local police department.
A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will come to Fort Lee on Sunday, Nov. 18 “to examine all aspects of the Fort Lee Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services,” Fort Lee Police Chief Thomas Ripoli announced Thursday. “Verification by the team that the Fort Lee Police Department meets the Commission’s ‘best practice’ standards is part of a voluntary process to achieve accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence,” Ripoli said in a statement. As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments to the accreditation assessors, which can be done by …