News Flash

News Carousel

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Midland Police Department Receives Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation

A black MPD SUV sits on green grass in front of the Tridge on a sunny day

February 7, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that the Midland Police Department (MPD) has received accreditation from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police’s Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (MLEAC). It is the 24th police department in the State of Michigan to receive this recognition.

The voluntary accreditation process, which took MPD over two years to complete, reviewed the Department’s policies and procedures, management operations, and support services against 105 standards to ensure their compliance with best practices in law enforcement. The process included a series of on-site interviews and a written materials review by a team of assessors and public input from community members.

Accreditation from the MLEAC verifies that a law enforcement agency’s operations are fair, effective, and conceptually sound.

“Receiving this accreditation from the MLEAC speaks to the incredibly high standards of transparency, accountability, and professionalism to which we hold our department,” said MPD Chief Nicole Ford. “I am grateful to former Chief Cliff Block for initiating this accreditation process, as well as to our officers for their intense dedication and teamwork as they worked to complete this accreditation and to earn it every day through their exemplary service to the Midland community.”

Accreditation from the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission is valid for three years. A formal presentation detailing this achievement is anticipated to occur at an upcoming Midland City Council meeting.

A full description of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police and the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation process can be found at www.michiganpolicechiefs.org.  For more information on the Midland Police Department, please visit www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/police.

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Carousel

A close-up of a pie crust covered in flour

MDBA Presents Meet Your Merchants Pie Day

Posted on: February 14, 2020
A trowel in dirt in a garden

Apply for Circle Community Garden Plot

Posted on: January 31, 2020
A phone with white earbuds and an orange screen

Service Updates at the MCTV Network

Posted on: January 31, 2020
Calculator with bills

City Mails Winter 2019 Tax Bills

Posted on: November 22, 2019
Toy cars in a parking lot

On-street Parking: Rules of the Road

Posted on: November 8, 2019
The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on a summer day

Grace A. Dow Library Reopens on Sundays

Posted on: August 30, 2019
A push lawn mower sprays up green grass

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

Posted on: May 9, 2019
4 toy cars parked in a square around yellow lines in a parking lot

Parking Reminders in the City

Posted on: April 5, 2019