Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue has continually achieved international accreditation status since 2006 through the Center for Public Safety Excellence. This achievement is conferred upon fire departments who adopt the continuous quality improvement model by comparing current practices to current research and industry best practices. Currently there are over 240 fire departments worldwide who have earned this distinction, and Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue is proud to be the only accredited agency in Palm Beach County.
Deputy Chiefs Ippolito and Broedell Accept the Accreditation Plaque in Anaheim, CA (March 2017)
Maintaining accreditation requires the completion of a Community Driven Strategic Plan that helps to guide the Department's activities.