Forsyth Co. Sheriff’s Office seeks CALEA reaccreditation

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FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to attain national reaccreditation and will be listening to members of the community during the process.

The department is hoping to gain CALEA reaccreditation – a highly prized recognition of public safety professional excellence.

On July 15, the public will be given the opportunity to provide the department feedback. The public hearing is part of the reaccreditation process.

The assessment team consists of the Chief Deputy Brad Slater from Cache County Sheriff’s Office in Utah and Chief of Police Wayne Isbell of the Mount Pleasant Police Department in Mount Pleasant, Texas.

Sheriff Schatzman states the assessment team is responsible for verifying that the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards as part of the voluntary process for CALEA reaccreditation.

Anyone that wants to talk with the sheriff’s office can visit the training room at the Forsyth Sheriff’s Office in downtown Winston-Salem on July 15, from 6 to 8 p.m.