Request for Accreditation Incentive Funds

The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) announces funding for all law enforcement agencies that will receive new and renewed accreditation status between July 1, 2023, and June 15, 2024.

Senate bill 5187 of the 2023 Legislature provides funding for an accreditation incentive award program to support law enforcement agencies to achieve accreditation through a national or state accrediting entity. The two accrediting entities recognized by the WSCJTC are the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Standards (CALEA) and the Washington Association of Sheriff’s and Police Chiefs (WASPC). The total amount of funding available is $1,000,000 for the fiscal year. Submit accreditation and re-accreditation paperwork to WSCJTC by June 15, 2024.

Funds will be distributed after the June 15, 2024, deadline. Funds will be disbursed evenly to all who achieve accreditation or reaccreditation with a cap of $50,000 per organization.

Please submit accreditation certification documentation by email for awards between the dates of July 1, 2023, and June 15, 2024, ONLY.

Point of Contact:
NAME: Susan Rogel
PHONE: 206-939-8437

*See second page form for application