Professional Standards

Responsibilities
Professional Standards and Training is responsible for enhancing the professionalism and educational development all Department members. This division facilitates and provides training for department personnel, including entry level, advanced, firearms, defensive tactics, and legal training and also offers safety training to the public and local business employees.

The division also manages the national and state accreditation processes for the department, researches and develops policies and procedures, performs Media Relations and Public Information Officer functions, assists with planning and research, conducts background investigations for new employees, and conducts Internal Affairs investigations.

Anyone wishing to make a commendation or complaint related to any department member may contact any on-duty supervisor.