Accreditation Team Invites Public Comment

A team from the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP), provided by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, will arrive in Champaign on November 14, 2013, to examine all aspects of the Champaign Police Department, including its policies, procedures, operations, and management.

The on-site assessment is expected to take two days, and during that time the assessment team will determine whether the Champaign Police Department meets each of the 182 standards necessary to achieve ILEAP’s highest (Tier 2) level of accreditation.

As a part of the on-site assessment, members of the community are invited to offer comments to the assessment team. The public may call (217) 403-6997 between 9:30 A.M. and 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 15, 2013. Telephone comments are limited to ten minutes and must address the department’s ability to comply with ILEAP standards.

Copies of the ILEAP accreditation standards are available to the public and may be viewed online at

The Champaign Police Department was the second department in the State of Illinois to undergo assessment through the ILEAP accreditation program and initially achieved accreditation in 2009.

The assessors are:
Lt. Anthony Brown, University of Illinois Police Department
Lt. Patrick Kane, Kankakee Police Department