Recognizing that the success of the accreditation process is dependent upon the skills of the Accreditation Manager, this online course was developed specifically for the CALEA Accreditation Manager. It is ideal for training new accreditation managers or as a refresher for existing staff. The CALEA Accreditation Manager course introduces the student to history and purpose of CALEA, the resources available to assist agencies during the accreditation process, and use of agency written directives and proofs-of-compliance.

Students successfully completing all requirements will receive certification demonstrating completion of a training course, which meets CALEA standards for Accreditation Manager training.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to CALEA
  • Introduction to PowerDMS
  • Applying the CALEA Guide to Successful Accreditation Management
  • Use of the CALEA Standards Manual
  • Interpretation and application of CALEA standards
  • Agency Self-assessment
  • CALEA remote web-based and site-based assessments

Access to PowerDMS; provided by CALEA

Duration: 8 weeks for Public Safety Communications, Campus Security and Training Academy
Tuition: $499 per Student

Duration: 11 weeks for Law Enforcement
Tuition: $675 per Student

Upon successful completion, a joint certificate from APCO & CALEA will be issued and tracked by APCO.

This course was developed in partnership between the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO).