WHAT IS ACCREDITATION?
The Brevard 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 evaluate operations against nationally and state approved standards. This process is a team effort and reflects the professionalism of employees at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
Law Enforcement Accreditation
Brevard County Law Enforcement is accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA).
Benefits of Law Enforcement Accreditation:
- Ensures the agency meets certain professional standards in law enforcement.
- Promotes accountability of the agency’s performance.
- Requires agency to provide basic and advanced services.
The Brevard County Jail Complex is accredited through the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission (FCAC).
Benefits of Jail Complex Accreditation:
- It serves as a safeguard to ensure the rights of the detainees are not violated.
- Defends against lawsuits through documentation and the demonstration of good faith efforts to improve conditions of confinement
- Increases accountability for Jail operations
- Measurable criteria for upgrading programs, personnel, and physical plant
Learn More About Accreditation
To learn more about BCSO Accreditation please contact us at 321-264-7741