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Thursday, November 09, 2017 to Tuesday, November 09, 2027 - CALEA Assessment Scheduled

DATE:  October 18, 2017

TIME: 8:00 am



CCSO Scheduled for CALEA Assessment


(Charlotte County) The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.


Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation will encompass both the Law Enforcement and the Communications division of the office. The program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.


Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 941- 833-1878 on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00

p.m. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.


Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. For more information, please contact Katie Heck, PIO at 941-575- 5227 or the Professional Compliance Section at 941-575-5340.


A public hearing regarding the Law Enforcement Accreditation will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM at the Charlotte County Jail Training Center, located at 26601 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. Those wishing to address the assessors will be limited to 5 minutes and must address standard related issues.


Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office's ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 (703) 352-4225


Saturday, January 27, 2018 - HR218 Qualification

Retired Law Enforcement Officers who would like to qualify through HR218 may do so at the Sheriff's Office Gun Range (25500 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33950) by appointment.

You will need the following with you to qualify:

  • $50 (Cash or Check)
  • Retired Law Enforcement Identification
  • Current Drivers License
  • 40 Rounds of Ammunition for the gun(s) you will be qualifying with
  • Holster

Qualification starts at 8:00am. Please call Jillian Reich at 941-833-6281 for an appointment.

*This may be our last qualification in 2018 at the above location due to range updates/remodel*