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An accreditation program has long been recognized as a means of maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.  Indeed, it is a form of “best practices” that acts to protect both the police officers and the citizenship they are sworn to protect.  Accreditation has proven to give a high return on investment because it protects taxpayer dollars by providing the most efficient use of staffing and equipment through the adoption and use of these “best practices.”   A Police Department which attains such designation is the functional equivalent to a Doctor or a Lawyer being “Board Certified” and it means that we meet or exceed the highest standards of our respective professions.  In addition, Accreditation helps in our recruiting efforts as the best police candidates are drawn to the best Police Departments.  Finally, those Police Departments which are accredited tend to have a higher success rate in securing Grant Awards because of the status that comes with being accredited.

The Wilton Manors Police Department first attained Accreditation status in 2010.  This past spring we went through the process of “Re-Accreditation” which was an arduous process of proving that this Police Department continues to adhere to these high standards in our daily activity as we serve the citizens and visitors of Wilton Manors.  In June 2013 the Wilton Manors Police Department was awarded “Re-Accreditation” at a ceremony in Bonita Springs.

So the Wilton Manors Police Department maintains its Accreditation status for the next three years.  What an honor this is!!  The badge we wear on our uniform is a Badge of Honor.  The Accreditation status we have attained is a Badge of Excellence!  For more information on the Florida Accreditation process I encourage you to visit their website at

To reach the Wilton Manors Police Department Accreditation Coordinator please call 954-390-2106.

Accreditation 2012