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The Chatham Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.
Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.
Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 973-377-6928 on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 between the hours of 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Email comments can be sent to the police department at email@example.com.
Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. A copy of the standards is available for inspection at the Chatham Township Police Department, 401 Southern Boulevard Chatham, NJ 07928Please contact Lieutenant Thomas Miller at 973-377-0100 for more information.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Chatham Township Police Departments ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by email to Harry J Delgado, Ed.S Accreditation Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone 856.334.8943, or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chief’s of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, N.J. 08053.
Chatham Township was named to a list of the 100 Safest Cities in America, according to Safewise.com.
Chatham Township was ranked No. 14 on the list of safest cities from SafeWise, a community-focused security organization committed to increasing safety education, awareness, and preparedness.
“This sleepy community, located in Morris County near the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, has devoted significant resources to community policing,” the report said. “The police department has created ‘10 Community Policing Districts’ with trained officers who routinely offer outreach services in each district.”
SafeWise reported the following statistics for Chatham Township:
Congratulations to the Chatham High School "Lemon Club" on a great job raising over $5,000.00 for the fight to end childhood cancer!
Sergeant Patrick Meade (l) and Chief Steven Hennelly (r) are seen at the conclusion of the 5K fundraiser with student club members.
PLEASE DRIVE WITH CARE!
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