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PublicComment Sought as DFS Inspector General’s Office Seeks Reaccreditation

The Florida Department of Financial Services’(DFS) Office of the Inspector General invites public comment as the Officepursues reaccreditation. The Commission for Florida Law EnforcementAccreditation, the granting entity, will conduct a reassessment on November9th. The reassessment determines the Office’s compliance on policies andprocedures, management, operations and practices. To become reaccredited isrecognition that the Office maintains standards of excellence that areconfirmed by peer organizations. As part of theassessment, employees of the Department of Financial Services and the publicare invited to offer comments to the assessment team by writing to:

Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation
P.O. Box 1489
Tallahassee, Florida 32302

Email: info@flaccreditation.org

After the reassessment team completes their review ofthe Office's Investigations Section, they will report their findings to thefull Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, which will thendecide if the Office of Inspector General will be granted reaccredited status.

The Office of Inspector General must comply with 45mandatory standards in order to receive reaccredited status. A copy of theaccreditation standards is available through the Commission for Florida LawEnforcement Accreditation's website at www.flaccreditation.org.Participation in reaccreditation process is voluntary and, if granted, will befor a three-year period.