The Redding Board of Selectman have gotten an update on the Police Department's work toward receiving state Accreditation. The process was described by Chief Douglas Fuchs on Monday night. According to minutes of the meeting, he said the Department's policies and procedures are reviewed to assure they meet current operation standards.
The state has completed the review. Fuchs told the Board he expects the Police Department will receive Accreditation status in February.
There is no cost for the town associated with the review or accreditation. There 15 police departments in Connecticut with this accreditation including Monroe and Ridgefield.