The purpose of CALEA's Accreditation Program is to improve the delivery of public safety services, primarily by
The department was awarded reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in November 2016.
Mayor Bob Andeweg, the departments previous Chief Ross McCarty, and the department's previous accreditation manager Captain Rob Johansen received the award on behalf of the community and the police department.
The award of accreditation represents agency commitment to professional excellence. It also represents an ongoing obligation to continue the quest for excellence by achieving compliance to all applicable standards and any future standards promulgated by CALEA.
Urbandale Police Department is proud to join the other Iowa agencies holding CALEA accreditation:
The Department will now strive to maintain compliance to the CALEA standards during the next 4 year cycle in preparation for our second re-accreditation review in 2020.
For more information on CALEA accreditation please visit the CALEA website.
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Gainesville, VA 20155