Accreditation Manager Training: NNEPAC Radio Episode 5

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In this episode, John McGregor discusses CALEA Accreditation Standards related to Accreditation Manager Training.  In the Law Enforcement Program, the standard number is 33.5.4.  In the Communications Program, the standard number is 5.2.13.  In the Campus Security Program, the standard number is 18.5.4.  In the Training Academy Program, the standard number is 4.7.5.

2014 NNEPAC Spring Conference

May 7-9, 2014

Training Workshop Descriptions

 

Accreditation Manager Boot Camp

This session is designed to assist with complying with CALEA® Standard 33.5.4, The Accreditation Manager Training Standard and will focus on the following five topics:

File Construction and Collection of Proofs

This section will provide suggestions on developing files to effectively demonstrate compliance with CALEA® Standards. A review of the purpose of the file construction protocol and examples of appropriate files will be provided.

Time Sensitive Standards

This section will focus on time sensitive standards and compliance with the timeframe allowed within a given standard.  There will also be an overview of CALEA® resources such as Appendix E & G

Property & Evidence Management

This session will discuss the differences between the inspections, inventory and audits required by CALEA® standard 84.1.6.  There will be an explanation of the different evidence types and an overview of CALEA® resource, Appendix I and how it is used to determine the appropriate sample size.

Preparing for a Mock On-Site Assessment

This section will discuss the duties and responsibilities of the agency, accreditation manager, assessment team, and mock assessors prior to and during the mock assessment.

Preparing for an On-Site Assessment

This section will discuss the duties and responsibilities of the agency, accreditation manager, assessment team, and CALEA® staff prior to and during a traditional assessment.

Active Threat – Implementing CALEA Standard 46.1.10 at Your Agency

As of November 16, 2014, all agencies will be required to comply with a new standard that was previously only required for those agencies that complied with Chapter 91.  Attendees will be given sample policies and documentation to bring back to your agency in an effort to comply with this new standard.

Analyses – The CALEA Way

This session will provide an overview of various Reviews, Analyses, Evaluations and an explanation of the difference between the required reports as defined in CALEA® resource Appendix A.  Attendees will be given a sample of each type of report that they can bring back to their agency.

Gold Standard Assessment (GSA)

In 2011, CALEA® introduced a new methodology for assessing agencies seeking reaccreditation in any of its programs. Known as the Gold Standard Assessment (GSA), this voluntary assessment format focuses primarily on processes and outcomes associated with standards specific to agency policies.  During this class, Regional Program Manager Stephen Mitchell will explain the criteria necessary to participate and give an overview of the procedure of this new assessment model.

Electronic Policy and Standards Management with PowerDMS

Representatives from PowerDMS will provide a course designed for beginning and intermediate users of PowerDMS, as well as those users seeking more information about using PowerDMS for Electronic Standards Management.  For advanced/agency specific questions, PowerDMS representatives will be available for individual consultations.

Roundtable Question and Answer

This class will be a facilitated discussion regarding areas of concern regarding the CALEA Accreditation process or programs. Attendees will be provided an opportunity to raise questions anonymously about CALEA Accreditation and select panel members and CALEA Assessors will be available to answer these questions.

The Capture of the Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect #2

Captain Raymond Dupuis of the Watertown, MA Police Department, Bureau of Field Operations will give a presentation of the chronology of events that transpired on April 19, 2013 during the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  This presentation will include radio transmissions, phone calls, video footage and commentary from officers involved in the incident.

The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Communications Director, Maureen Will of the Newtown, CT Police Department with an account of the tragic events that transpired at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  Due to the phenomenal work of the Newtown Communications Staff, the dispatch team was awarded Dispatch Center of the Year for 2013 by the Association of Public Safety Officials.

Schedule:

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

10:00 am – 11:15 am           Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Comments: CALEA Executive Director Craig Hartley &
CALEA Regional Program Manager Stephen Mitchell

11:30 am – 12:15 pm            Lunch

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm             Accreditation Manager Boot Camp

Thursday, May 8, 2014

8:30 am – 10:00 am             Gold Standard Assessment

8:30 am – 10:00 am             Analyses – The CALEA Way

10:00 am- 12:00 pm             The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Communications Director, Maureen Will of the Newtown, CT Police Department

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm             Lunch

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm               The Capture of the Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect #2

Captain Raymond Dupuis, Watertown, MA Police Department

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm               Active Threat – Implementing CALEA Standard 46.1.10

Friday, May 9, 2014

8:30 am – 10:00 am             Electronic Policy & Standards Management with PowerDMS

10:00 am – 12:00 pm            Roundtable Question & Answer

12:00 pm – conclusion        NNEPAC Monthly Business Meeting

 

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