The Cumberland Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve re-accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. A team of Assessors representing the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will confirm the Cumberland Police Department's ability to comply with state of the art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services. As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Cumberland Town Hall, Council Chambers, 45 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI. Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 401-595-7488 on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 between the hours of 1PM and 3PM. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to ten minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the standards is available at the police department. Local contact is Captain Alan Milligan 401-333-2500. Anyone wishing to submit written comments about Cumberland Police Department's ability to comply with the standards of accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155.