NYS Accreditation

As one of Onondaga County's more progressive law enforcement agencies, the Camillus Police Department received its New York State Accreditation in 1998 and was reaccredited in 2003, 2008 and 2013.

Accreditation emphasizes a voluntary, self-motivated approach for police departments to achieve and maintain high-quality administrative and operational guidelines through evaluations of established standards by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

The New York State Accreditation program became operational in 1989 and has four principle goals:

Click here for frequently asked questions about the accreditation program.