Members to the Commission are appointed by the Executive Directors of these four associations. A majority vote is required for each appointment. Commissioners are appointed to a term of three years.
The Commission is comprised of 21 members:
The Commission meets three times a year to accredit and reaccredit law enforcement agencies.
Participation in the CALEA accreditation program is voluntary, but successful completion provides a law enforcement agency with a nationally recognized award of excellence and professional achievement.
Additional benefits of obtaining CALEA accreditation may include more favorable liability insurance costs and increased governmental and community support.
Accreditation is for a period of three years. At the end of the three-year period, an agency must repeat the program to continue accredited status.
UT KNOXVILLE SCHOOLS OF ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS AND JOURNALISM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA EARN REACCREDITATION
May 21, 2011; KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 20 -- The University of Tennessee issued the following news release: The Accrediting Council on Education...