Accreditation Assessment Of The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office To Begin This Month

Citizens are encouraged to offer their comments.



Frederick, Md (KM) An assessment team will be looking over the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office later this month. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement will be doing a virtual site-assessment from May 18th through the 19th, examining all facets of the Sheriff’s Office’s Law Enforcement Bureau’s procedures, management and operations. The team will verify that the Sheriff’s Office meets the commission’s state of the art standards in order to gain accreditation.

Accreditation is for four years, and the agency must submit annual reports, and take part in annual web-based assessments that proves it’s continuing to comply with the 180 standards in order to gain and maintain accreditation.

The Sheriff’s Office says due to the COVID-19 emergency, assessments will be done remotely.

Anyone who wants to make a comment to the assessment team can call in on Monday, May 18th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at 703-468-0611, or e-mail to [email protected]. Telephone comments are limited to 10-minutes.

Anyone who wants a copy of the accreditation standards can call Accreditation Manager Julia Gilroy at 301-600-1550.


By Kevin McManus