The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Law Enforcement Accreditation Council has reaccredited the Camillus Police Department in a ceremony that was held Thursday, March 6 in Albany.
The council has determined that the Camillus Police Department has met or exceeded the 130-accreditation standards for the period of 2003 to 2007. The standards are divided up into three categories: administration, operations and training. Accreditation enables the department to strengthen existing procedures while simultaneously creating a solid foundation for the future of the department. They have been accredited since 1998.
Some benefits of accreditation are:
Independent confirmation that policies comply with professional standards.
Greater administrative and operational effectiveness.
Assurance of fair recruitment, selection and promotion process.
Diminished vulnerability to civil lawsuits and costly settlements.
Enhanced understandin by department personnel of agency policies and procedures.