The Troy Police Department has maintained Accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement agencies (CALEA) since 1993 and the Ohio Collaborative soon after its inception in 2017.
CALEA administers an international accreditation process and the Ohio Collaborative a State-wide process for law enforcement agencies. The overall goal of the accreditation programs is to promote professionalism and improve the delivery of law enforcement services. Accreditation ensures that the Troy Police Department follows internationally-proven standards covering all aspects of law enforcement policies, procedures, practices, and operations.
A CALEA public comment portal link is provided below to receive comments regarding Troy Police Department’s compliance with CALEA standards, engagement in the service community, delivery of public safety services, and overall candidacy for accredited status. These comments can be in the form of commendations or concerns. The overall intent of the accreditation process is to provide the Troy Police Department with information to support continuous improvement, as well as foster the pursuit of professional excellence.
In addition, accreditation programs:
- Provide recognition that the agency’s managerial and operational policies and procedures are in accordance with a body of professional standards.
- Assures the community that its law enforcement agency is committed to the provisions of service of the highest quality and that its policies and procedures are effective, responsive, fair and equitable.
- Recognizes that staff is trained and functions according to established policy and procedure.
- Provides recognition that the agency’s managerial and operational policies and procedures meet a body of professional standards
For more information about the Troy Police Department's accreditation, call (937) 339-7525.