The Bowling Green Police Division is proud to announce that the agency has been Re-Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Inc. at its November 16th conference. Chief Brad Conner and Lieutenant Brad Biller travelled toWinston-Salem,North Carolina for the commission hearing and subsequent presentation.
This award marks the 20th year that the agency has been accredited, first attaining accredited status in 1993. The agency was the first inNorthwest Ohio and one of the first in the state to become accredited.
CALEA Accreditation represents the agency’s commitment towards professional excellence. Participation in the accreditation process provides the agency with guidelines and best practices, to ensure that the agency operates with the highest of professional standards.
During the Review Hearing, Commissioner Ray Johnson commended the agency for its longstanding commitment to the CALEA process. The Commissioner also complimented the agency for its efforts earlier this year to attract and hire minority applicants, working towards a more diverse work force.
The CALEA Accreditation award is for three years and the agency will be required to maintain continuous compliance during the award period. The men and women of the Bowling Green Police Division are very proud of this accomplishment and thank the community for the support that it provides to the agency.