PD receives honor of ‘Best Practices’

by | Jun 30, 2016 | Latest

Farmersville Police Chief Mike Sullivan, left, accepts the department’s Best Practices recognition plaque from McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley at a recent city council meeting while Mayor Diane Piwko, city council members and audience members applaud.

Farmersville Police Chief Mike Sullivan, left, accepts the department’s Best Practices recognition plaque from McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley at a recent city council meeting while Mayor Diane Piwko, city council members and audience members applaud.

The Farmersville Police Department is celebrating. They recently received re-recognition of being in the Texas Police Chief Association’s Best Practices program.

The TPCA Best Practices program essentially tracks and creates best practices in for the law enforcement industry. These best practices are established through case law, industry evolvement, and standards of best practice.

The program has 166 criteria that departments must meet to be certified into the Best Practices program. The program is similar to an accreditation or certification process in which these standards are verified and inspected annually to verify compliance.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

For the complete story see the June 30 edition of The Farmersville Times or click here for the e-Edition.

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