In April 2003, the Trotwood Police Department joined an elite group of less than 1,000 departments nationwide and earned its initial national accreditation award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
Since 2003, the Trotwood Police Department has continued to maintain its elite Accreditation status which requires compliance in over 484 individual standards and policies.
These standards help law enforcement agencies:
1) Strengthen crime prevention and control capabilities
2) Formalize essential management procedures
3) Establish fair and nondiscriminatory personnel practices
4) Improve service delivery
5) Solidify inter-agency cooperation and coordination
6) Boost citizen and staff confidence in the agency
In March 2015, the Trotwood Police Department was Re-Accredited with the distinction of CALEA Advanced Accreditation with Excellence for the term of 2015 – 2017.
A Team of assessors from CALEA will conduct an on-site Gold Standard Accreditation Assessment of the Trotwood Police Department from November 27-30th, 2017 to examine all aspects of the Department.
The community is invited to provide feedback about the Trotwood Police Department from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28th by calling (937) 854-7243. Individuals may also offer comments at a public information session on Wednesday, November 29th at 5:00 p.m. at the Trotwood-Madison City Schools Board of Education, located at 3594 N. Snyder Road, Trotwood, Ohio 45426.
The Department will appear before the CALEA Commission on March 24, 2018 in Frisco, Texas, for final review and determination of the Gold Standard Accreditation Award.
Trotwood Police Department Awarded Initial Certification with State Law Enforcement Agency
In February 2017, the Trotwood Police Department received an initial accreditation award from the Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Agency for being fully compliant with State standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board.