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Assessment team seeks feedback on Norwalk Police Department

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:

 

ACCREDITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT

 A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on November 12, 2017, to examine all aspects of the Norwalk Department of Police Service’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.

Verification by the team that the Norwalk Department of Police Service meets the Commissions’ state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.

 

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Monday, November 13, at 6:00 p.m. There will be a public information session conducted in community room 231 at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue.

If for some reason an individual cannot attend the public information session but would still like to provide comments to the assessment team, he/she may do so by telephone. The public may call (203) 854-3056 on November 13, 2017 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

 

Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.

Persons wishing to offer written comments about the Norwalk Department of Police Service’s ability to meet the standards for accreditation are requested to write to Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155.

Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111

Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk Police website at: www.norwalkpd.com

Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing “NPD” into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637)

 

 

This press release was posted as a public service. A press release is a written announcement submitted to news organizations to publicize an event or activity, a milestone or a point of view. NancyOnNorwalk has not researched the assertions made and takes no responsibility for the content.

One comment

Rick November 2, 2017 at 6:12 pm

a police chief was quoted on the investigative CALEA He said”they couldn’t find a collar in a shirt factory.”

It would be nice when these releases are sent out right before the election if the city could lets us know how much is this costing.

There are pros and cons to this and the city should of done more than rubber stamp it.

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