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The Vanderbilt University Police Department is proud to be the first police department in Tennessee to achieve triple accreditation through three governing bodies, CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies), IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators), and TLEA (Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation).  It is always our goal to hold our department to the highest level of professional accountability and our voluntary efforts to obtain these accreditations exemplifies the University’s commitment to provide superior police, security and community services.

VUPD earned our initial CALEA accreditation in 2009, reaccreditation in 2012 and achieved our 2nd reaccreditation in 2015 obtaining the gold standard with excellence.

To receive more information about VUPD Accreditation and Compliance, please feel free to email Lt. Jon-Michael McDaniel, Vanderbilt University Police Department Accreditation and Compliance Manager.

VUPD Accepting CALEA Award 11/2015