MU Police Department seeks reaccreditation

Friday, July 6, 2012 | 10:54 a.m. CDT; updated 2:22 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 6, 2012

*Two assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive Sunday. A previous version of this report misidentified the number.

COLUMBIA — MU police will be seeking public comment Monday regarding its performance as part of an accreditation process for the department.

Two* assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive Sunday to examine MU police, and if the department is found to uphold 373 standards, it will be granted three-year accreditation, according to a release from the department.

CALEA will take comments from the public at 2 p.m. Monday during an information session in rooms 1209 A and B of the MU Student Center. The public may also comment by calling 884-9901 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday.

Both phone and in-person comments must be limited to 10 minutes and discuss MU police’s compliance with CALEA’s standards. A copy of the standards is available at the department.

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