The Hanover 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. The assessment team reviewing the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office consists of Mr. Warren Headrick retired Captain of the Blount County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee and Major Traci Estep of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Florida. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.
As part of the on-site assessment, members of the community and agency employees are invited to offer comments at a public information session on August 5 at 6:30 pm. The session will be conducted in the Administration Building of the Hanover County Complex, located at 7516 County Complex Road, Hanover, Virginia 23069.
The public and agency employees are also invited to offer comments to the Assessment Team by calling 804-365-3225 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on August 5, 2019 Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with accreditation standards. A copy of the standards is available at the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, 7522 County Complex Road, Hanover, Virginia 23069. The agency contact is Deputy Mike Tiller at 804-365-6269.Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office ability to comply with accreditation standards may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155. Persons may also submit written comments by e-mail to email@example.com and place "Hanover County Sheriff’s Office” in the Subject Line.