Written by Officer Ray Wilson 12/01/2021
Statewide, NM – The New Mexico State Police is scheduled for a site-based assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), the accreditation program requires agencies to 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 505-231-3561or 505-231-2764 on December 7, 2021, between the hours of 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.
As part of the assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on December 7, 2021, at 4:00 PM. Due to COVID restrictions, the session will be conducted virtually, please reserve your spot by calling Officer Willatto at 505-827-9216.
Telephone comments as well as virtual appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the New Mexico State Police’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, Virginia, 20155 or www.calea.org