The DuPage County Sheriff Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve continued Gold Standard Accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. The assessment will take place from Sunday, March 6, 2016 through Wednesday, March 9, 2016.
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 five basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, support services and Communications. The DuPage County Sheriff's Office has been accredited since 1990.
As part of the on-site Gold Standard Assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm. The Session will be conducted in Room 3-500a and 3-500b of the DuPage County Administration Building 421 N County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois.
Agency Employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling (630) 407-2371 on Monday, March 7, 2016, between the hours of 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.
Telephone comments, as well as appearance at the public information session, are limited to 10 minutes, and must address the agency's ability to comply with CALEA's standards. Copies of the standards are available for review at the DuPage County Sheriff Office. The local contact is Accreditation Manager Brian Mowrer at (630) 407-2301.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the DuPage County Sheriff's Office ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155. Comments may be submitted electronically by email to
Any individual with a disability requesting a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in a public meeting should contact the Communications Department at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting. The Communications Department can be reached in person at 501 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois, via telephone (630) 407-2400 or (630) 407-2382. Every effort will be made to allow for meeting participation.