Public input sought on Mount Olive Township Police re-accreditation
MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will complete an assessment, on Monday October 25, that examines all aspects of the Mount Olive Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, according to Chief Stephen Beecher.
“The Mount Olive Township Police Department has worked hard to maintain the one hundred (100) plus professional standards and objectives adopted and set forth by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission. We look forward to the assessment and believe that our policies, procedures, and practices will be validated with re-accreditation,” Beecher said.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments by calling 973-426-7152 on Monday, October 25 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Email comments can be sent to Lt. Michael Cordileone at email@example.com. Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards.
A copy of the standards is available for inspection at police headquarters, located at 204 Flanders Drakestown Road, Mount Olive, N.J. 07828. The local contact is Accreditation Manager Lt. Michael Cordileone, who can be reached at 973-691-0900 ext. 7578.
Anyone wishing to offer written comments about the Mount Olive Township Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation is requested to write: New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 11,000 Lincoln Drive West, Suite 12 Marlton, N.J. 08053.
The Mount Olive Township Police Department must comply with over 100 standards in order to achieve Accreditation status.
Accreditation is valid for a three-year period during which time the agency must submit annual reports attesting to their continued compliance with those standards under which it was initially accredited.
The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs’ of Police through its New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission is the legitimate authority and accreditation agency in the state of New Jersey.
For more information regarding the Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, write to the commission at New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 11,000 Lincoln
Drive West, Suite 12 Marlton, N.J. 08053