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November 19
CCBI Requests Public Comment for Accreditation

Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification (CCBI) is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), a credentialing authority seeking to improve the delivery of public safety services. To maintain this accreditation, a team of assessors from CALEA will examine all aspects of CCBI policies and procedures, management, operations and support services Sunday, December 8, 2013.

As part of the on-site assessment for accreditation, members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session Monday, December 9, 2013, 7–8 p.m., at the Wake County Detention Center, first-floor conference room, 3301 Hammond Road, Raleigh. Verification that CCBI meets CALEA's state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation.

People who are unable to attend the public information session but would like to provide comments to the assessment team may call 919-255-7352, Monday, December 9, 2013, 2–4 p.m.

In-person and telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address CCBI's ability to comply with CALEA Standards. A copy of the standards is available at CCBI or by calling Accreditation Manager Ryan Kelly at 919-255-7341.

Persons wishing to offer written comments about CCBI's ability to meet the standards for re-accreditation can send comments to

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA)
13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320
Gainesville, VA 20155

To receive CALEA accreditation, CCBI must comply with several hundred standards originating from best practices in the field of law enforcement and verified through independent, objective and professional assessors appointed by CALEA. The accreditation process will ensure that CCBI meets an established set of professional standards and will assist in increasing effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of services to Wake County citizens.


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