accreditation in law enforcement agencies 1


Accreditation in law enforcement agencies is a necessary measure to ensure organizational professionalism in police departments. Explain the origins and importance of accreditation in modern police departments and how Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and the Commission on the Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) facilitate this effort. What benefits are there for police agencies who are certified by POST and/or CALEA?

Writing Standards:

  • Your paper should be approximately 250 words in length (typically, one double-spaced pages), not counting the reference list page.
  • Your assignment should include a reference list page and be completed in Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, with appropriate header, page numbers, one-inch margins, and meet all other requirements of APA Stylebook.
  • Please use at least three appropriate scholarly references formatted in the most current APA format.