The Office of Accreditations at UFPD is responsible for maintaining compliance with all state and national accreditation standards as established by the respective accreditation commissions. The Law Enforcement Accreditation Program is recognized as the highest standards of professionalism. The standards evaluate all facets of the department including administration, patrol, investigations, personnel, internal affairs, prisoner security, traffic, and use of force.

CALEA Award Presentation

The UF Police Department was awarded its first accredited status in March of 1996 by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). Since, the department has grown to the fourth largest accredited university law enforcement agency. The department was recently awarded re-accredited status in March of 2017. The department has also received re-accredited status for the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) in June of 2018. Likewise, the department has re-accredited status with the International Association for Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) in March of 2017.