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CHP seeks reaccreditation by public input

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Posted at 1:37 PM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 11:43:26-04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's input on law enforcement and public safety.

The request for the public's opinion is part of the Commission on Accreditation which is a nonprofit organization that improves public safety services.

As a part of the evaluation members of the public are invited to comment by calling 916-843-4398 next Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Community members can also join a virtual public hearing next Tuesday that begins at 1 a.m.

The CHP has been accredited since 2010 and is the largest state law enforcement agency in the U.S. to be certified for its competency.

To participate in the virtual public hearing, please e-mail no later than June 25, at 5 p.m.

“We welcome the accreditation process,” said CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley, who has led the Department since 2017. “The input we receive from the public and the assessment team gives the CHP direction and helps us continuously improve. The CALEA assessment is a valuable resource for the Department.”