Events

Public Hearing for UNCW Police Department’s Initial Accreditation

Monday, June 28

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Police Department is scheduled for a virtual on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve international accreditation.

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., the program requires agencies to meet state-of-the-art standards in four areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations and support services.

As a part of the assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information hearing at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 28. The session will be conducted via Zoom:

Link: https://uncw.zoom.us/j/83608746926?pwd=Y1ArK0RDNDlzYmhIZ20vMlFUeEZsQT09
Meeting ID: 836 0874 6926
Passcode: 272524 

For those unable to participate in the public information session, agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 910.962.2222 between 11 a.m. and noon on June 29. Comments will be taken by assessment team members.

Telephone comments, as well as participation in the public information session, are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the commission’s standards. A copy of the standards is available by contacting James R. Vest in the UNCW Police Department, 910.962.7777 or vestj@uncw.edu.

Those wishing to submit written comments about the UNCW Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation can send them to:

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc.
13575 Heathcote Blvd.
Suite 320
Gainesville, VA 20155 

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Police Department is seeking their initial accreditation from CALEA. For more information on the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, visit www.calea.org.

For more information about the UNCW Police Department, visit Police Department: UNCW


Media Contacts:
James R. Vest
UNCW Accreditation Specialist and Policies Coordinator vestj@uncw.edu
910.962.7777

Andrea Monroe Weaver
UNCW Interim Chief Communications Officer weavera@uncw.edu
910.962.7631