Bowling Green Police Seek Public Comments During CALEA Assessment

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The Bowling Green Police Division is scheduled for a virtual assessment to maintain accreditation by verifying the agency meets professional standards.

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with internationally accepted best practices and standards.

As part of the assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a virtual public information session on Tuesday July 21, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at this link.  The link will also be posted on the homepage at bowlinggreenpolice.org during the information session.  Comments during the virtual information session are limited to ten minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards.  A copy of the standards is available at the Bowling Green Police Division, 175 W. Wooster St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.  Local contact is Accreditation Manager Lt. Daniel Mancuso at (419)352-1131.

Additionally, agency employees and the public may leave comments for the assessment team by calling (419) 352-1914 on Tuesday July 21, 2020 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  Telephone comments are limited to two minutes.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Bowling Green Police Division’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320 Gainesville, Virginia 20155.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of the Bowling Green Police Division is to improve the quality of life in the city’s neighborhoods, to involve the community in decisions which directly affect them and to provide the necessary services identified by the community as important.

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