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A re-accreditation team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. will hold a public information session at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, to solicit comments from department employees and city residents about the Winston-Salem Police Department. The session will be held in the Council Chamber in City Hall, 101 N. Main St.

Residents who cannot attend the public information session may submit comments by telephone. Residents may call 773-7778 on Sunday, Aug. 23, between 1 and 4 p.m.

All comments, by phone or at the public information session, are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to maintain compliance with the commission’s standards. A copy of the standards is available from the Police Department’s Operations Support Division, Suite 360 of the Public Safety Center, 725 N. Cherry St. Residents should contact Sergeant Bobby Brown, the department accreditation manager, at 773-7778.

Written comments may be sent to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 100, Fairfax, Va., 22030-2215.

The re-accreditation team is examining all aspects of the Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. The Police Department must comply with 462 standards in order to maintain accredited status.

The department has been accredited by the commission since 1997.

Winston-Salem Police Department


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