About CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for LE Agencies)
- The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA®) was created in 1979 as a credentialing authority through the joint efforts of law enforcement's major executive associations:
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP);
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE);
National Sheriffs' Association (NSA); and the
Police Executive Research Forum (PERF).