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       DATE: March 20, 2013                                                PIO NUMBER: 13-3-18

As part of the Broward Sheriff’s Office Regional Communications Division’s application for accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), Regional Communications Director Lisa Zarazinski has scheduled a public phone-in session that will allow residents served by the BSO Regional Communications Division to offer comments about the division’s performance.

Communications Public Phone-In Session

3 – 5 p.m., April 10

(954) 321-4607

CALEA, the nation’s largest accreditation organization, establishes professional standards for communication centers and continually evaluates its member agencies to make certain those standards are maintained. Every three years, a formal reaccreditation process occurs that requires agencies to demonstrate adherence to professionally recognized criteria for excellence in management and service delivery.

BSO is the nation’s largest fully accredited public safety agency and was accredited by CALEA as a law enforcement agency in 1999. CALEA now offers a public safety communications-specific accreditation, which is to elevate the level of service provided by communications professionals. As a regionalized 9-1-1 communications center, BSO’s members are committed to these high standards and best practices.

Residents may speak with the assessment team by telephone or by writing to CALEA at

10302 Eaton Place, Suite 100, Fairfaix, VA 22030-2215.

For more information, contact BSO’s Regional Communications Division Accreditation Manager at (954) 321-4444.



                                                                                     This report by:                                                                                     

                                                                                      Dani Moschella/PIO

                                                                                      03/20/13 1215

Posted At: 03/20/2013 12:14 PM

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