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The Sussex County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for an assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.

Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.


Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 973-579-0850 ext. 2107 on Thursday, January 26, 2023 between the hours of 10:00AM and 11:00AM.  Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.  Email comments can be sent to the Sheriff’s Office at at  


Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards.  Please contact Captain Clayton Arnott at 973-579-0850 ext. 2522 for more information.


Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by email to Harry J Delgado, Ed.S Accreditation Program Director,, or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chief’s of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, N.J. 08053.

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