York County Department of Public Safety Communications
CALEA Accreditation Assessment
November 4 – November 6, 2019
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on November 4, 2019 to examine all aspects of the York County Public Safety Communications Center’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.
Verification by the team that Public Safety Communications meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain reaccreditation – a highly prized recognition of public safety professional excellence.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency personnel and members of the community are invited to provide comments to the assessment team by calling 803-817-6330 on November 5, 2019 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. Local contact for CALEA information is Karen McClure, Operations Support Manager for Public Safety Communications at 803-817-6334.
Persons wishing to offer written comments about Public Safety Communications’ ability to meet the standards for accreditation are requested to write: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155.
The York County Department of Public Safety Communications must comply with over 200 applicable standards in order to achieve its accredited status. Accreditation is for four years, during which the department must submit annual reports to CALEA and participate in annual electronic assessments attesting continued compliance with those standards under which it became accredited.
For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. please write the Commission at 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155.
Allen Brandon, Director
York County Department of
Public Safety Communications
149 West Black St
Rock Hill, SC 29730