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Lower Township Police Department Scheduled for On-site Assessment

By Press Release

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve re-accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.
Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the Law Enforcement Accreditation Program requires the department to address 105 standards covering all of the functional areas of the Department to include among others:

  • Management and Supervision
  • Officer Code of Conduct
  • Internal Affairs
  • Property and Evidence Management
  • Prisoner Transportation and Handling
  • Standards for Use of Force by Officers
  • Officer Training 

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and the public community are invited to provide comments regarding the Lower Township Police Department and its performance, directly to the Assessment Team members by calling 609-886-1619 ext 111 Aug. 14, 2017 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Additionally, email comments can be sent to the police department at         .
Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. A copy of the standards is available for inspection at the Lower Township Police Department, located at 405 Breakwater Rd. Erma, NJ 08204. Please contact Captain Biersbach at 609-886-1619 ext 111 for more information.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Lower Township police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by email to Harry J Delgado, Ed.S Accreditation Program Manager, at

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