BCSO begins multiple accreditation processes

News release from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office:

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is beginning three different accreditation processes: CALEA (national-level accreditation for the Sheriff’s Office), NCLEA (state-level accreditation for the Sheriff’s Office) and ACA (national-level accreditation for the Buncombe County Detention Facility). As part of this process the Sheriff’s Office is hiring an accreditation manager that will report to Sheriff Quentin Miller.

“The Accreditation Manager will provide the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office an opportunity to meet an established set of professional standards, which require continuous pursuit of excellence and the philosophy of 21st Century Policing through annual reviews and other assessment measures,” says Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller.

For the first time and at the direction of Sheriff Miller, the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is seeking accreditation. This process will further move the Sheriff’s Office in the direction of  21st Century policing and improve the delivery of public safety services by maintaining a body of professionally accredited standards. This is a big opportunity for someone to join this office and positively impact our community,” says Jorge Redmond, Attorney with the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office.

The full job posting can be found on the Buncombe County website at:


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