What is Accreditation?
The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is accredited in both Law Enforcement and Corrections. Accreditation is the certification by an independent reviewing authority that an entity has met specific requirements and prescribed standards. Being accredited helps an agency measure the effectiveness of programs and services and better evaluates operations against nationally and state approved standards. This process is a team effort and reflects the professionalism of employees at the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office.
Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation
Benefits of Law Enforcement Accreditation:
- Promotes Accountability of the agency’s performance that can be measured and monitored over time.
- Ensures the agency meets certain professional standards in law enforcement
- Increases effective and efficient delivery of law enforcement services to the community.
Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation.
Florida Corrections AccreditationBenefits of Corrections Accreditation:
- Increases accountability for Jail operations
- A safer and more humane environment for detainees.
- Potential reduction in liability through adoption of sound operating practices.
- Measurable criteria for upgrading programs, personnel, and physical plant.