The Schererville Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve re-accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, inc (CALEA), the re-accreditation program requires agencies comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.
Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling either 219-515-2360 and speak to Blythe Frausto or 219-515-2361 and speak to Kristin Rightler on April 5th, 2021 between the hours of 2pm and 4pm. Comments will be taken by these assessors on the assessment team.
In addition, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a VIRTUAL public information session on April 6th, 2021 at 7:00pm. The session will be conducted in the Schererville Town Hall Conference room at 10 E. Joliet St.
Telephone comments, as well as, appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. A copy of the Standards is available at the Schererville Police Department. Local contact is Sgt. Timothy Arvanitis 219-322-5000 ext. 2324.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Schererville Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155 or at www.calea.org.