For Immediate Release:
PIO Date: July 3,
Department Time: 4:45 p.m.
972-941-2433 Incident: PUBLIC NOTICE
The Plano Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a
program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.
This on-site assessment is scheduled for July 28, 2019 – July 31, 2019.
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies,
Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with
state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures,
administration, operations, and support services.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the
community are invited to offer comments at a public information session,
Monday, July 29, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. The session will be conducted in the J.B.
Toler Community Room located at the Plano Police Department, 909 14th Street,
Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling
(972) 941-2748 between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 29,
2019. Comments will be taken by phone by members of the Assessment Team.
Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are
limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with
CALEA's standards. Local contact is Police Accreditation and Compliance
Specialist, Jessica Sayre at (972) 941-2639.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Plano Police Department's
ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the
Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote
Boulevard, Suite 320 Gainesville, Virginia 20155.