• Re-Accreditation Public Hearing

    When: December 06, 2016 6:00: PM - 7:00 PM

    Where: Commissioner's Hearing Room 1


    JeffCo Sheriff's Office Seeks Re-Accreditation

     A team of assessors with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive on December 5 to examine all aspects of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, including its policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has to comply with 485 standards in order to gain accreditation status. Verification by the assessment team that the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain re-accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received its’ initial accreditation in March 1994.


    As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session held on December 6, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The session will be conducted in the Commissioner’s Hearing Room #1 located in the Government Center at 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, Colorado.  If for some reason an individual cannot speak at the public information session, but would still like to provide comments to the assessment team, they can do so by telephone. To offer comments by phone, please call 303-271-5157 on December 6, 2016 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Telephone comments will be taken by 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 standards. Local contact is Public Affairs Director Mark Techmeyer at 303-271-5602.


    Persons wishing to offer written comments about the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s ability to meet standards for accreditation are requested to write: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, 20155.