Bedford Police Department earns first international accreditation certification

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BEDFORD, Va. (WFXR) – The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) has awarded the Bedford Police Department its first international accreditation certification.

The accreditation announcement comes after a panel interview by CALEA commissioners during a conference held virtually on Friday, Nov. 13 where Chief Todd Foreman and Accreditation Manager Kendall Herndon appeared before a three-member panel of CALEA commissioners to answer questions about the department’s recent June virtual on-site assessment.

According to a news release, the 47-page assessment report concluded that the Bedford Police Department is a very professional law enforcement agency committed to providing a high level of law enforcement services to the community.

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