Redding Police Take Steps To Join Ranks Of Elite Force

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Redding Police Chief Douglas Fuchs wants his department to become a state-accredited department. Photo Credit:

REDDING, Conn. -- Redding Police Chief Douglas Fuchs wants his department to be one of the elite in the state.

To achieve this, he has just completed the process of applying to become a state-accredited police department, according to an article in the Redding Pilot. If approved, his department will be the 16th in the state -- out of 101 -- to earn such a status, the article said..

The Connecticut Law Enforcement Accreditation Program consists of 124 standards and is designed to assist state law enforcement agencies to operate efficiently and uniformly, as well as reduce exposure to civil liability and provide improved management and service delivery, Fuchs said in the article.

Read the full article here at the Redding Pilot.

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