Grant Program for Law Enforcement Accreditation


  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Public Safety Communications Agencies
  • Public Safety Training Academies

Operating within Plainfield Township, with Initial Accreditation Fees for CALEA Accreditation

CALEA Accreditation:

  • Increases Professionalism
  • Increases Accountability
  • Helps Establish and Maintain Best Practices
  • Helps Protects Taxpayers, by cutting costs of lawsuits
  • About 5% of US police agencies are CALEA Accredited

The Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies

Founded in 1979 by:

  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
  • National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA)
  • Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)

CALEA website         

About Commission    

Accreditation Programs

Accreditation Benefits

CALEA Regional Program Manager for Great Lakes Region:

Dan Shaw

Agencies operating in Plainfield Township that are already CALEA Accredited:

  • Plainfield Police Department
  • Joliet Police Department

No other law enforcement agencies, public safety communications agencies or public safety training academies in operating in Plainfield Township are currently CALEA Accredited.

Plainfield Township recognizes and thanks Plainfield Police Department and Joliet Police Department for their efforts dedicated to CALEA Accreditation, to the benefit of Township residents

Interested agencies may apply by contacting:
Trustee Ernie Knight

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