A team of assessors from the Police Officers Standards and Training Council will arrive the week of April 2nd to examine the Newtown Police Department’s policies and procedures as they relate to Tier I of the state accreditation standards. The Newtown Police Department has held Tier I accreditation since 2005 and is seeking reaccreditation for the fourth time.
Verification by the team that the Newtown Police Department meets the POST Council’s state of the art accreditation standards is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation—a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments. Comments can be mailed to William Tanner, POSTC Accreditation Division at 285 Preston Ave. Meriden, Connecticut 06450, by telephone at 203-427-2602, by fax at 203-238-6643 or by email Accreditation.Compliance@ct.gov. (Please enter the name of the agency in the subject line of the email). See attached press release for further information.