The Pennsylvania State Police is scheduled for a site-based assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation to verify it meets professional standards.

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.

Members of the public are invited to post their comments on the Accreditation Public Comment Portal by visiting Comments can be in the form of commendations for good performance, suggestions for improvement, or concerns.

Questions regarding PSP’s CALEA accreditation and associated standards can be directed to Major William McAreavy, Bureau of Research and Development, at 717-783-9772.