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Assessors in town to look at Washington State Patrol

Assessors will be taking a look at the Washington State Patrol and how it stacks up against national standards during a visit this week.

The assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. also will be taking public comment on how the State Patrol complies with 463 standards on police procedures, management, operations and support services.

The on-site assessment is part of the State Patrol’s effort to renew its accreditation with the commission.

Law enforcement agencies voluntarily apply to be accredited through the commission. Assessors review written materials, interview employees, get feedback from community members and

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