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TN DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY SEEKS RE-ACCREDITATION
(JULY 29, 2014)  THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SERCURITY IS SEEKING RE-ACCREDITATION FOR THE AGENCY.  THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WILL CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT NEXT MONTH TO EXAMINE ALL ASPECTS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL BY EXAMINING THE DEPARTMENT'S POLICY AND PROCEDURES, MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT SERVICES.  AS PART OF THE ON-SITE ASSESSMENT, DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL AND MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY MAY OFFER COMMENTS BY PHONE TO THE ASSESSORS.  COMMENTS MAY BE CALLED IN ON AUGUST 11TH FROM 3 TO 5 P-M BY CALLING 615-251-6321.  PHONE COMMENTS ARE LIMITED TO 10 MINUTES AND MUST ADDRESS THE DEPARTMENT'S ABILITY TO COMPLY WITH SPECIFIC STANDARDS.  A COPY OF THE STANDARDS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST AT EACH T-H-P DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS IN THE STATE.  LOCATIONS AND PHONE NUMBERS FOR EACH DISTRICT OFFICE ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT TN.GOV/SAFETY.