New Providence Police Department, Union County, NJ. A team of reviewers from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will examine all aspects of the New Providence Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Chief announced Daniel Henn to today.
“The team’s verification that the New Providence Police Department meets the Commission’s “Best Practice” standards is part of a voluntary process to achieve accreditation, a highly valued recognition of law enforcement professional excellence,” said Boss Henn.
As part of this final on-site assessment, employees and members of the public are invited to provide comments to the assessment team. You can do this by phone or by email. The public can call 908-665-1116 on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Email comments can be sent to Chief Daniel Henn at [email protected]
Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with NJSACOP standards. Please contact Chief Daniel Henn at 908-665-1117 for information on the standards.
Anyone with written comments regarding the New Providence Police Department’s ability to meet standards for accreditation is encouraged to email the Accreditation Program Director at [email protected] or the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12 Marlton, NJ 08053.
The New Providence Police Department must meet NJSACOP LEAP standards to earn accredited status. Chief Henn indicated “Accreditation results in greater accountability within the agency, reduced exposure to risk and liability, stronger defenses against civil claims, stronger community advocacy, and increased confidence in the agency’s ability to operate efficiently and respond to community needs. ”
The Director of the Accreditation Program for the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police is Mr. Harry J. Delgado, Ed.S. “The assessment team consists of law enforcement officers from similar law enforcement agencies in New Jersey. Assessors review written materials, interview agency members, and visit offices and other places where compliance with the standards can be observed. Once the Commission evaluators have completed their review of the Agency, they will report to the full Commission, which will then decide whether to grant the Agency accredited status.”explained Harry J. Delgado.
The accreditation is valid for a period of three years. During this time, the agency is required to provide annual reports demonstrating that it continues to meet the standards to which it was originally accredited.
The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, through its New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, is the legitimate agency and accrediting agency in the State of New Jersey. For more information about the Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, please write to the Commission at New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12 Marlton, NJ 08053 or email to [email protected]