The Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council recently approved the Wilton Police Department’s Tier-1 Accreditation status. The State Accreditation program is designed to help law enforcement agencies to operate efficiently and uniformly to reduce exposure to civil liability. Wilton's status shows the department demonstrated excellence in management and service delivery by complying with 127 standards. The Wilton Police Department is the 37th police agency in the State to hold an active Accreditation status. CT POST highlighted work to solidify interagency cooperation, formalizing essential management procedures and strengthening crime prevention and control capabilities among others.