The Plainfield Police Department has been an accredited police department since 1997 and achieved the status of Flagship Agency through CALEA in 2006. Starting in 2020, the Plainfield Police Department continued it’s commitment to accreditation by changing over to Indiana Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (ILEAC). The purpose of Accreditation Programs is to improve the delivery of public safety services, primarily by: maintaining a body of standards, developed by public safety practitioners, covering a wide range of up-to-date public safety initiatives; establishing and administering an accreditation process; and recognizing professional excellence.
Specifically, ILEAC’s goals are to:
- Increase law enforcement agency capabilities to prevent and control crime
- Increase agency effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of law enforcement services
- Increase cooperation and coordination with other law enforcement agencies and the criminal justice system
- Increase citizen and employee confidence in the goals, objectives, policies, and practices of the agency
The Plainfield Police Department continually keeps current on all new and modified ILEAC’s standards. The Department is reaccredited every three years and is also a member of the Indiana Police Accreditation Coalition (INPAC).
Julie Winship is the Accreditation Manager for the Plainfield Police Department and is tasked with keeping all policies and procedures in compliance with ILEAC Standards and preparing for the on-site accreditation every three years.