February 11, 2020
The public is invited to offer comments about St. Charles County Emergency Communications as the department goes through the process of becoming accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., or CALEA®. Emergency Communications provides dispatching services for all fire and EMS agencies in the county, including the St. Charles County Police and Sheriff’s departments.
Public Invited to Offer Comments by Phone About Emergency Communications
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
An on-site assessment team will begin examining all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services beginning Monday, Feb. 10, for the agency’s Public Safety Communications Accreditation Program. As part of the assessment, both telephone and written comments will be taken.
Comments, both written and oral, must address the department’s ability to comply with CALEA® standards. A copy of these standards is available for review at the St. Charles County Police Department, 101 Sheriff Dierker Ct., O’Fallon, MO 63366.
Comments by telephone will be taken from agency personnel and members of the community by calling 636-949-3006 from 1 – 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11; they are limited to 10 minutes. Those wishing to offer written comments should send them to: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA®), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320 Gainesville, Virginia 20155.